Teen killed in 5-vehicle crash in Naples

accidentA teen was killed in a 5-vehicle crash in Naples just before 11 p.m. on July 31. The crash, which investigators say involved alcohol, is still under investigation.

A 21-year-old Naples man was speeding in his Honda Accord on Pine Ridge Road at Logan Boulevard when he ran a red light, witnesses told Florida Highway Patrol troopers. The Honda hit a Jeep traveling south on Logan Boulevard, causing the Jeep to hit three other vehicles. A 16-year-old passenger in the Jeep was killed.

Read more on news-press.com.

Read the NBC-2 report.

Although the crash is still under investigation, both news-press.com and NBC-2.com report the Florida Highway Patrol says alcohol is a factor and that charges are pending.

Every day in America, another 28 people die as a result of drunken driving crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration FARS data, 2013.

At Bernardo Injury Law, we understand the impact a fatal accident can have on the family members. If we can help you, contact us at (239) 332-3000 or toll free at 888-428-8943, email us at gethelp@injuryinfo.org. You can learn more on our website at injuryinfo.org and see some of our case results.

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