CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a possibly fatal crash that happened this afternoon on State Road 31 at Bermont Road, involving a semi-truck and a pickup truck.
A medical helicopter transported the 59-year-old driver of the pickup truck to Lee Memorial Hospital, according to Charlotte County Fire and EMS. He is listed in critical condition.
The driver of the semi-truck, identified as 60-year-old Domingo Villar, was not injured when he ran the stop sign and hit the pickup truck. Villar has been cited for the crash.
SR 31 has since reopened.