Collier deputy cited for careless driving
GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - A Collier County deputy was cited for careless driving for a two vehicle crash Friday morning.
The Florida Highway Patrol says deputy Brian Wiedel, 44, was stopped at a flashing yellow light on 53rd St. SW at Golden Gate Parkway in the left turn lane ready to run east.
Wiedel thought the intersection had cleared and made a left turn into the path of a SUV driven by 56-year-old Loubert Frederic of Naples. Frederic suffered minor injuries.
Wiedel was ticketed by FHP for careless driving.