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Fatal crash closes Colonial Blvd. at I-75

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Posted at 10:23 AM, Sep 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-22 10:46:02-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Colonial Boulevard is closed in both directions after a crash that resulted in a fatality.

Fort Myers police confirmed the crash around 10 a.m. Thursday. near the I-75 off-ramp.

Images from FDOT cameras the crash involves a sedan and a tanker truck.

Investigators say eastbound lanes are being diverted to I-75 via Six Mile Cypress Parkway.

Westbound lanes are diverting to Forum Boulevard.

Cleanup and investigation are expected to keep the area closed for several hours.