Joel Diaz Lemas, 20, and Daniel Ramirez Ortiz, 21, dead in crash between car and semi on Interstate 75 in Bonita Springs, Florida

Modified Date: 
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:32pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017

2 killed in serious I-75 crash in Bonita Springs, southbound lane closed

Troopers are responding to a crash involving a car and a semi truck on I-75 that killed two people.

It happened in Bonita Springs on the southbound shoulder of the interstate at the 116 mile marker.

The outside southbound lane is blocked at this time.

This is a developing situation. We will have updates on WFLA.com when more facts are provided.

Two killed in I-75 crash, victims identified

Florida Highway Patrol reports the two were driving in the emergency lane to pass other traffic when they approached a box truck broken down in the emergency lane.

FHP reports the Tiburon the two men were in rammed into the back of the broken down vehicle.

2 killed in crash while using emergency lane to pass

Florida Highway Patrol says a box truck had been parked on the outside shoulder of I-75, and 20-year-old Joel Diaz Lemus crashed into it. 

People Involved: 
Joel Diaz Lemas
Daniel Ramirez Ortiz
Joel Diaz Lemus
Roadway: 
Interstate 75

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