Woman killed, man seriously injured in crash on Williams Road in Estero

Published: May 23, 2022 7:19 AM EDT

A woman from Fort Myers was killed and her driver seriously injured in a crash on Williams Road in Estero on Sunday night.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a car driven by an 88-year-old Fort Myers man, with the 86-year-old Fort Myers woman as his passenger, was traveling north in the left lane of US-41, south of Williams Road, around 9:20 p.m. A pickup truck driven by a 20-year-old Fort Myers man with a 22-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman as his passengers was traveling south on US-41, north of Williams Road.

The car turned left onto Williams Road in front of the approaching pickup truck, which collided with the right rear of the car. Both vehicles came to rest on Williams Road. Both occupants of the car were transported to Gulf Coast Medical Center, where the woman was later pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.