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Injury reported in overnight motorcycle crash on Tamiami Trail near Alico Road

Posted at 8:10 AM, Nov 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-08 08:42:01-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Lee County deputies are investigating an overnight motorcycle crash in Fort Myers.

The Fox 4 Breaking News Tracker was the first media on scene and arrived as an ambulance was leaving.

This happened just before 3 a.m. on northbound Tamiami Trail just about a quarter mile south of Alico Road.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 37-year-old Cristian Benejan of Lehigh Acres was riding northbound when he lost control and hit a curb, ejecting him from the motorcycle and sending the bike into a grassy ditch.

He was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital in critical condition.