LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A two-vehicle crash with injuries blocked westbound Daniels Pkwy. at Chamberlin Pkwy. for several hours Friday afternoon. The driver of one of the vehicles is now facing charges.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, one of the vehicles rolled over. FHP says a van being driven by 25 yr old Jefferson Alexander with seven passengers was traveling eastbound on Daniels Pkwy. when it crossed over the median and struck an SUV carrying three people. A total of 10 people were taken to area hospitals including six children. Most of the injuries were minor but a 3 yr old did suffer serious injuries. Everyone was wearing seatbelts or in child restraint seats. Alexander has been charged by FHP for failing to drive in a single lane and driving without a drivers license.