Pedestrian struck in Immokalee on New Year’s Eve

Published: January 1, 2021 10:01 AM EST
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A 65-year-old pedestrian sustained critical injuries when she was struck by a vehicle in Immokalee.

The crash happened at 9:53 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, according to a Florida Highway Patrol news release.

Troopers say an SUV, driven by a 39-year-old woman, was southbound on North 1st Street just south of Roberts Avenue East when a woman walked into the vehicle’s path.

The woman was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital.

No other information is known at this time.

The Florida Highway Patrol no longer releases the names of individuals involved in a crash due to Marsy’s Law.