Florida Highway Patrol vehicle. Credit: Florida Highway Patrol

Worker injured while placing traffic cones on Bermont Road in Charlotte County

A 38-year-old Cape Coral man was injured as he worked on Bermont Road on Friday morning.

The incident happened two miles east of Acorn Ranch Road in Charlotte County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was setting up traffic cones in the middle of Bermont Road in preparation for guardrail construction as he walked next to a pickup truck hauling a trailer carrying traffic cones.

The man stepped in front of the trailer’s front left wheel while the vehicle was moving slowly, hurting his right leg, troopers said.

The driver of the pickup rendered aid to the worker. The status of the worker is unknown at this time.

No charges will be filed against the driver.


Writer:Melissa Montoya
Do you see a typo or an error? Let us know.