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2 dead, 4 injured in crash along SR-82

Posted at 3:48 PM, May 26, 2024

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle crash Saturday night that left two people dead and 4 injured along SR-82 and Sunshine Blvd.

FHP says an SUV was traveling west on the center lane of SR-82 at high rate of speed, and approached the intersection with Sunshine Blvd. The second vehicle, a sedan, made a left hand turn on SR-82, when the front of the SUV collided with the right side of the sedan.

One of the passengers in the SUV, a 35-year-old woman from Lehigh Acres, was killed. The male driver of the SUV from Moorehaven and 3 other male passengers from Lehigh Acres, ages 34, 19, and 17, sustained critical injuries and were transported to local hospital.

The driver of the sedan, an 18-year-old woman from Lehigh Acres, also sustained critical injuries and was transported to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.