The approximate site of a crash on Alligator Alley Friday morning. Credit: Maxar Technologies

Naples man seriously injured in Collier County hit-and-run

A driver and passenger were injured in a hit-and-run crash on Alligator Alley Friday morning.

A Naples man, 21, was driving north through Collier County on Alligator Alley near mile marker 86 with a male passenger, 23, from Fort Myers at 2:45 a.m. Their vehicle was in the right lane.

A vehicle in the left lane made an improper lane change and collided with the left side of their vehicle. The driver at fault left the scene of the collision.

The Naples man was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. His passenger had only minor injuries.

Anyone with information regarding the vehicle that fled the crash should contact SWFL Crime Stoppers online or at 1-800-780-8447, or the Florida Highway Patrol.

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