(September 18, 2017) - The Cape Coral Police Department responded to a rollover crash over the weekend that sadly resulted in the death of a young woman.
On September 16, 2017 at approximately 4:45 p.m. officers responded to the intersection of SW 8th Court and SW 32nd Terrace for the crash. A Traffic Homicide Investigator, Victim Advocate and Forensic personnel were summoned to the scene. Below is the preliminary synopsis from the Traffic Homicide Investigator:
DATE: September 16, 2017
TIME: 4:47 PM
LOCATION: SW 32nd Terrace/SW 8th Ct
ASSIGNED THI: Officer D. Gray
VEHICLE 1: White 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUV.
DRIVER 1: Chauncey Ardean Davis II, W/M, 08/18/1965, of Cape Coral, FL.
DRIVER 1 INJURIES: Davis suffered minor injuries in the crash.
VEHICLE 2: Black 1996 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck.
DRIVER 2: Jessica Ann Green, W/F, 01/22/1999, of Cape Coral, FL.
DRIVER 2 INJURIES: Green suffered fatal injuries in the crash.
Vehicle 1 was traveling north on SW 8th Court approaching the intersection with SW 32nd Terrace. Vehicle 2 was traveling west on SW 32nd Terrace approaching the intersection with SW 8th Court. Vehicle 1 failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection and proceeded into the path of Vehicle 2. The front of Vehicle 1 collided with the left side of Vehicle 2.
The impact caused the rear of Vehicle 2 to fish tail, initially counter clockwise; as the driver of Vehicle 2 attempted to regain control, the vehicle rotated clockwise. Vehicle 2 then rolled over to its left and came to final rest on its roof on the grass shoulder on the north side of SW 32nd Terrace. The driver of Vehicle 2 was ejected from the vehicle and came to final rest on the grass shoulder adjacent to Vehicle 2.
Vehicle 1 came to final rest on the northwest corner of the intersection shortly after impact with Vehicle 2.
The driver of Vehicle 2 suffered fatal injuries in the crash. The driver of Vehicle 1 suffered minor injuries in the crash. Alcohol/drugs ARE NOT a factor in the traffic crash. Next-of-kin HAVE BEEN notified.
***There are 14 traffic fatalities and 30 MCI usages in our city in 2017. (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 several years fyi......
2017 - 14 Traffic fatalities, 6 DUI related (30 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 0 medical ruled death)
2016 - 11 Traffic fatalities, 4 DUI related (35 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 death)
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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