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Wrong way driver dies in crash on State Road 82 Sunday

Posted at 12:08 PM, Sep 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 12:08:14-04

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. – Two vehicles crashed into each other leaving one person dead after troopers say he was driving the wrong way on State Road 82 on Sunday.

Troopers say it happed near Calumet Road just east of Lehigh Acres, around 7:15 a.m.

Florida Highway Patrol say 31-year-old Luis Cruz of Immokalee was driving westbound in the eastbound lanes when his car collided with a van.

Cruz was pronounced dead at the scene.

The van's driver, 52-year-old Bruno Borra of Lehigh Acres, was seriously injured and taken to Lee Memorial Hospital.