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Ft. Myers and Naples- The winter home of Thomas Edison and one of the wealthiest cities in the country
One of the main draws for tourists in Ft. Myers is the winter estates of both Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, not to mention the attractive weather, with the average low and high in January being about 54F and 75F respectively. The smaller neighboring city of Naples happens to have the sixth highest per capita income in America, and the second highest proportion of millionaires per capita in the US.
Major roadways of the area:
- I-75, which follows the west coast of Florida through Ft. Myers and turns east at Naples where it heads towards the Fort Lauderdale and Miami area.
- U.S. Route 41, which runs mostly parallel to I-75 from Ft. Myers to Naples, but turns into State Road 90 at Naples.
- Tamiami Trail/ State Road 90, picks up where Route 41 leaves off and heads southeast where it becomes Route 41 again.
Has someone you know been injured in Ft. Myers or Naples? Here are the region's main hospitals:
- Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft. Myers
- NCH Downtown Naples Hospital
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When someone is injured in an accident in Fort Myers or Naples, it is important to gather information about what happens next.
Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.
What to do after a serious injury accident in Fort Myers or Naples
When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.
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Most recent accident reports
he Florida Highway Patrol has identified the man killed today in a rollover crash on Bermont Rd. as 42-year-old Thomas Christopher Coleman.
The exact time of the crash occurred is unknown as there were no witnesses, according to FHP.
Anna Ortiz Gomez, 15-months, Albertina Ortiz Gomez, critically injured, transported to hospital, after car accident on State Road 82 in Lee County, Florida
Donnie Craine, 61, University of Florida men's and women's diving coach, killed, after two boats collide in Jug Creek near Bokeelia.
Florida men's and women's diving coach Donnie Craine died Thursday morning in a boating accident off the coast of Bokeelia.
Male pedestrian killed, after he is struck by a minivan while trying to cross the intersection of U.S. 41 and Conway Boulevard in Port Charlotte.
A pedestrian was killed Sunday after walking into the path of a minivan traveling on U.S. 41 in Port Charlotte, authorities said.
21 people injured, all transported to hospitals, after a car, driven by a young woman, crashes into the Second Haitian Baptist Church in Fort Myers, just before an Easter concert.
A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.
Douglas Friend, 45, killed, after his motorcycle goes out of contrpl on Bonita Beach road in Bonita Beach, and crashes into a fence and a tree.
Jim Reif, NBC 2 Director of Meteorology, dies of injuries, after a bicycling accident on Ben Hill Griffen Parkway in Fort Myers.
It is with a heavy heart that we report that NBC2 Director of Meteorology Jim Reif passed away last night at 10:38 p.m.
Carlos Montalban, 32, critically injured, Michael Giovanni Agosto, 27, injured, arrested for DUI, both transported to hospital, after their motorcycle rear-ends a car on U.S. 41 near Fort Myers.
Michael Giovanni Agosto, 27 of Delray Beach was arrested early Sunday morning after a crash which left his passenger Carlos Montalban, 32 of Delray Beach with critical injuries.
Martha Prado, 37, killed, Berta Alicia Villafuerte, 27, Francisco Prado Garcia, 42, seriously injured, 4-year-old and 1-year-old suffer minor injuries, all taken to hospital, after a two-vehicle crash at an intersection on U.S. 27 near Clewiston.
A young mother of two is dead and two others were seriously injured after a two-vehicle accident occurred on April 3.
Briana Mary Donaghy, 19, injured, arrested, 3 others injured, all taken to hospital, after a two-car rear-end crash near Marco Island in Collier County.
A Florida woman is facing DUI and drug possession charges after she was involved in a crash just two days after she was released from a detox facility, authorities said.
Rob Weber slightly injured when his aircraft cockpit is struck by a bird while flying near Page Field Airport in Lee County.
A Florida pilot is lucky to be alive after a bird crashes into the front window of his aircraft, causing the glass to shatter.
And, it was all captured on video.
Angela Wright, 9, Kyle Pilgrim, 16, seriously injured, in hospital, after their ATV crashes in Lee County.
A North Fort Myers man died in a crash on I-75 near Corkscrew Road Friday.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, the single-vehicle crash involving a Ford van happened around on I-75 north of Corkscrew Road at 9:38 a.m.