MGN Online

Published: Jan 10, 2014 4:09 PM EST

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- One man sustained multiple life-threatening injuries in an overnight crash on the 2400 block of Diplomat Parkway East. The Cape Coral Police Department responded to the single-vehicle crash around 2:30 a.m.

he driver, 25-year-old Keith Bradley Knicely, lost control while navigating a curve in the road as he was driving westbound into the city. The vehicle crossed the median and the oncoming lanes of travel, leaving the road and striking a tree head-on.

Knicely was taken, as a trauma-alert, to Lee Memorial Hospital.

Alcohol and/or drugs are a factor in the crash.

Knicely was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.