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Man seriously injured after crashing into pole on Pondella Road

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Man seriously injured after crashing into pole on Pondella Road

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. – A Fort Myers man was rushed to the hospital after crashing into a light pole on Pondella Road near Barrett RoadEarly Wednesday morning in North Fort Myers

This 44-year old man headed south on Barrett RoadHe tried to take a left onto Pondella RoadSimply afterAccording to Florida Highway Patrol it is 4 a.m.

The man drove off the roadway and crashed into the wall. into a concrete light poleTroopers stated that the power lines were able to drop over the road as a result.

Lee Memorial Hospital treated the driver for serious injuries. According to investigators, the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

Pondella RoadThe site was closed early Wednesday morning, with some lanes being reopened while Florida Power and Light work on the repair of power lines.

There were no further details immediately.

This is an ongoing story.