66-year-old Lyft driver suffers medical episode, dies while driving on I-75 in Estero, Florida; Passenger able to steer vehicle to stop and avoid crash

Modified Date: 
Mon, 01/24/2022 - 8:07pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, January 24, 2022

Lyft driver dies after suffering from medical episode on I-75

Upon arrival, troopers learned that the 66-year-old man was a Lyft driver with a passenger in his back seat. The driver has suffered a medical episode during the drive. The passenger was able to grab hold of the steering wheel and safely bring the SUV to a stop along the shoulder.

Type: Car Accident
Roadway: 
I-75
City: 
Estero, FL

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