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Fort Myers man arrested after fiery crash

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Posted at 6:52 AM, May 15, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-15 09:26:27-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A Fort Myers man has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence after a crash happened on Alico Road on Sunday night.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Martin John Bourgeois of an SUV was traveling east on Alico Road and made an improper land change, and ended up colliding with a semi-truck.

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After the collision, both vehicles became engulfed in flames.

FHP says when authorities arrived on the scene they discovered Bourgeois had a .102 blood alcohol level and were placed under arrest.