Crash critically injures Punta Gorda man
FOX 4 Staff
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - An early morning crash at SR 31 and SR 71 critically injured a motorcyclist from Punta Gorda.
The Florida Highway Patrol says 63-year-old Dale Vest was struck by a utility truck which made a left turn into the path of his motorcycle which he was driving southbound on SR 31.
The driver of the utility truck, 38-year-old James Summersett of Fort Myers, was cited for failing to yield the right of way.
Vest was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital in critical condition. He was wearing a helmut.