Fiery crash shuts down major Cape Coral street

Kelli Stegeman

Fiery crash shuts down major Cape Coral street

CREATED Feb. 28, 2013

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A fiery crash between an SUV and motorcyle on Del Prado Boulevard closed the northbound lanes of the major Cape Coral street.

The Cape Coral Police Department says the closure is to the north of Hancock Bridge Parkway and asks all drivers to avoid the area.

The call came in just after 4 Thursday afternoon.

Police say the crash at the intersection of Del Prado Blvd and NE 3rd Ter. sent the driver of the motorcycle to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Both vehicles are completely destroyed.

Southbound lanes of Del Prado are open but travel is slow through the area.

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