(May 27, 2016)-  Cape Coral Police Department Major Crash Investigator is investigating a serious injury crash this morning that sent two people to the hospital.

At around 8:00 AM, Cape Coral Police responded to a 2-vehicle crash at the intersection of Andalusia Boulevard and Tropicana Parkway.  The drivers of both cars were sent to the hospital, one with life-threatening injuries.

The intersection was shut down for approximately 3 hours while Major Crash Investigators and Forensics personnel investigated.  A Ping4 alert was sent to warn resident and drivers in the area.

The preliminary synopsis of the Major Crash Investigator is below.

DATE: May 27, 2016
TIME: 7:58 AM
LOCATION: Intersection of Andalusia Boulevard/Tropicana Parkway
CR#: 16-008592
ASSIGNED MCI: M/Cpl. Andrew Satterlee

VEHICLE 1: Silver 1990 Acura 2 door car.
DRIVER 1: Kristopher Allen Mock, W/M, 19, of Cape Coral, Florida.
DRIVER 1 INJURIES: Mock suffered minor injuries in the traffic crash.

VEHICLE 2: Silver 2004 BMW 4 door car.
DRIVER 2: Liliatne Meseguer, H/F, 20, of Cape Coral, Florida.
DRIVER 2 INJURIES: Meseguer suffered life-threatening injuries in the traffic crash.

SYNOPSIS:  Vehicle 1 was southbound on Andalusia Boulevard in the inside lane.  Vehicle 2 was stopped on Tropicana Parkway facing eastbound at the intersection of Andalusia Boulevard.  Vehicle 2 was waiting to turn left (northbound) onto Andalusia Boulevard.

According to witnesses and evidence, Vehicle 1 was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed as Vehicle 2 began her left turn into the intersection.  Vehicle 1 began to skid and the front of Vehicle 1 struck the driver’s side of Vehicle 2 (t-bone).  All vehicles were redirected to the Southwest off the edge of the roadway.

The driver of Vehicle 1 suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.  The driver of Vehicle 2 suffered multiple life threatening injuries and was trauma alerted by ambulance to a local hospital.  The driver of Vehicle 1 was treated for his injuries and released from the hospital shortly afterwards.  The driver of Vehicle 2 is listed in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit.

MCI Officers Satterlee and D. Gray, Forensics personnel, and Victim Advocates responded.  The next-of-kins HAVE BEEN contacted.  This traffic crash IS NOT alcohol/drug related.  A criminal investigation is ongoing.

***There are 4 traffic fatalities and 13 MCI usages in our city in 2016. (There are 0 fatalities that are ruled "medical" and the cause of death is not related to injuries in the traffic crash. These 0 "medical" fatalities are not included in the number of traffic fatalities).***

Breakdown of the past 6 years FYI:

2016: 4 Traffic fatalities, 2 DUI related (13 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 0 medical ruled death)

2015: 13 Traffic fatalities, 9 DUI related (43 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 1 medical ruled death)

2014: 10 Traffic fatalities, 5 DUI related (40 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 2 medical ruled deaths)

2013: 19 Traffic fatalities, 6 DUI related (43 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 3 medical ruled deaths)

2012: 10 Traffic fatalities, 6 DUI related (21 MCI usages)

2011: 11 Traffic fatalities, 4 DUI related (24 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 2 medical and 1 suicide ruled deaths)

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