Three Die in Head-on Crash in Ft Myers on San Carlos
MYERS FL- Florida Highway Patrol has announced a twin fatal crash involving the deaths of three people at Fort Myers early Monday morning.
Immediately before the crash 53-year old David Pennington from Arizona was driving a 2017 Lexus E350 northbound on San Carlos Blvd. At the same time, 33-year-old Samantha Green from Ft.Myers Beach was driving a 2004 Jeep while traveling southbound on the same road.
At 9:24 AM, the driver of the Lexus failed to judge the dividing line and collided with the front of the Jeep in the southbound lane of San Carlos Blvd. As a result, the jeep overturned and came to a final rest facing southeast and partially inside the lane. The Lexus came to a final rest facing north while in the southbound lane. As a result of the crash, 54-year-old Virginia Giebel of Arizona who was the passenger of the Lexus died in the crash.
David Pennington was admitted to Lee Memorial Hospital
All persons died due to fatal injuries, including the passenger.
3/16/2020 UPDATE: Both David Pennington and Samantha Green have next of kins, in addition, the next of kin for the passenger has also been made.
The crash remains under investigation.
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Bernard F. Walsh graduated from the University of South Florida before receiving his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in 1978. During law school, he was selected to serve as a research clerk and intern for a Federal Judge and the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was awarded The National Book Awards for Constitutional Law and Professional Responsibility during law school.
Bernard Walsh devoted the next three years to trial work for the State of Florida. This provided him with the opportunity to concentrate on his trial abilities, with numerous high profile trials concerning serious felony crimes. Since 1982, he has exclusively practiced personal injury law and helped accident victims in and beyond Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Florida.
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