Multiple injuries reported in multi-car crash on SR 82

A wreck on State Road 82 and Columbus Boulevard is causing major traffic delays for early morning commuters.

Both Florida Highway Patrol and Lee County Sheriff were dispatched to the wreck. A helicopter is also on the scene transporting patients to the hospital.

Florida Highway Patrol was advised there were 9 occupants transported, all to Lee Memorial Hospital. During the investigation, an additional passenger was also located at Lee Memorial Hospital having sustained a minor injury,  that makes 10 total injured.

FHP says a van was heading West bound and a truck pulling a boat was heading South bound on Columbus Boulevard. Officials believe the truck rolled through the stop sign causing the wreck.


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