DUI arrest made in Buckingham crash Tuesday

Posted at 9:27 AM, Aug 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-02 09:52:29-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Investigators say the man who caused the crash that snarled rush hour traffic Tuesday morning was under the influence.

It happened at 6:49 a.m. at the corner of Buckingham Road and Palm Beach Boulevard.

Florida Highway Patrol says the  driver, 27-year-old George Astbury of Cape Coral, was approaching a red light when he rear-ended a car stopped in front of him.

Both drivers sustained minor injuries in the crash and were treated at Lee Memorial Hospital.

Astbury was cited for DUI with Property Damage and Possession of Marijuana.