Head on crash in Punta Gorda injures one, blocks traffic
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Charlotte County deputies are working the scene of a head-on crash at Jones Loop and Burnt Store Road this afternoon involving two pickups.
Deputies say it appears a pickup truck pulling a boat on a trailer entered the wrong way and was hit head on by an oncoming pick up.
One person was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital.
Deputies report as of 2 p.m. some lanes of traffic are blocked.
Deputies reported that witnesses said it appeared the driver of the pickup pulling the boat came from U.S. 41 and appeared to have passed out with a medical issue prior to the crash. FHP is investigating the crash.