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Driver flees after fiery Lee County crash

Eric Maze

Driver flees after fiery Lee County crash

CREATED Jan. 19, 2013

 FORT MYERS -- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is looking for the driver of a car which caused a fiery crash early Saturday morning.

The Sheriff's Office says the driver of a Mercedes slammed into the back of another vehicle on State Road 82 just east of Columbus Blvd.  After the collision, the Mercedes burst into flames and the driver ran from the accident scene.

A passenger in the Mercedes, and the driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries.  The search continues for the driver who caused the accident.