3 injured in crash that shutdown Matanzas Bridge

Three people were injured in a crash early Monday morning that shut down both lanes of Matanzas Bridge.

The crash happened around 3:50 a.m. The bridge was reopened around 7:45 a.m.

A 1998 Lincoln and a 2016 Kia were traveling in opposite directions on the bridge when the driver of the Lincoln drove left and hit Kia head on, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said.

The driver and passenger of the Kia sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries, and a 21-year-old man driving the Kida suffered life threatening injuries, according to the sheriff’s office. All involved were taken to the hospital.

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