Minivan driver injured in collision with truck

Posted at 3:38 PM, Jan 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-06 15:38:51-05

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- One man remains in the hospital with serious injuries after a collision involving a dump truck and a minivan in rural Charlotte County.

It happened around 12:30pm Wednesday on State Road 31 north of Cook & Brown Road. Officials with Charlotte County EMS say the driver of the minivan was flown to Lee Memorial Hospital while the other driver was unharmed.

The crashed closed a stretch of U.S. 31 for about an hour, but it's since reopened.

Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash.