Fatal crash closes Bonita Springs road

Posted at 1:56 PM, Apr 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-13 07:20:09-04

UPDATE -- We now know the name of the man who died in a crash in Bonita Springs Wednesday afternoon.

39-year-old Martin Corbin of Naples was killed when another driver lost control of his truck.

Florida Highway Patrol says the driver of a work truck was northbound on Bonita Grande Drive near Snell Lane around 1 p.m. when he approached slower traffic and hit the brakes.  The truck began to spin out of control and entered the southbound lane, where it collided with Corbin’s vehicle.

Corbin was pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck’s driver, 46-year-old Edmund Roberts of Naples, had minor injuries and was transported to Naples Community Hospital.

The crash is under investigation.


LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A fatal crash has shut down Bonita Grande Drive in Bonita Springs.

The crash happened around 1:15 p.m. near Bonita Beach Road.

Bonita Grande Drive is shut down between Bonita Beach Road and E. Terry Street, according to Lee County Sheriff's Office.

Florida Highway Patrol has the crash listed as a fatality.

Drivers should avoid the area if possible.

You can track live traffic updates on the Fox 4 Traffic Page.