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Fatal crash shuts down Bermont Road in Charlotte County

Posted: 6:44 AM, Nov 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-20 13:04:09Z
Fatal crash causes Bermont Road closure
Fatal crash causes Bermont Road closure
Fatal crash causes Bermont Road closure
Fatal crash causes Bermont Road closure

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A fatal crash in rural Charlotte County early Tuesday morning has completely shut down Bermont Road east of S.R. 31.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 4 a.m. on Bermont Road near Chiquita Drive.

Three semi trucks were involved, and a fatality is reported.  Soda cans from one of the trucks were scattered all over the scene.

Troopers say Bermont Road will be completely closed for an extended period of time.

We'll update as we learn more.

*Note: A previous version of this story indicated a bee truck was involved in this crash.  That was a different crash on S.R. 31.