IMMOKALEE – Two people were killed in a three-vehicle crash on State Road 29 early Saturday morning, May 27.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, the accident occurred just south of Oquinn Road at 2:39 a.m.
The FHP report states Vehicle 1 (a pickup truck driven by a 23-year-old man from Gilbert, Arizona) was traveling south (wrong way) on the northbound lane of State Road 29, south of Oquinn Road.
Vehicle 2 (a pickup truck driven by a 70-year-old Immokalee woman) was was traveling north on State Road 29, south of Oquinn Road.
Vehicle 3 (a sedan driven by a 29-year Lehigh Acres woman) was traveling north on State Road 29, south of Oquinn Road, directly behind Vehicle 2.
The front of Vehicle 1 collided with the front of Vehicle 2. Post initial collision, Vehicle 3 collided with Vehicle 2.
The driver of Vehicle 2 (70-year-old Immokalee woman) was killed in the crash. Also killed in the crash was a 23-year-old Naples man, who was a passenger in Vehicle 1.
The driver of Vehicle 1 sustained critical injuries and was transported to an area hospital.
The crash remains under investigation.