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Traffic Fatality in Lehigh Acres
Friday, July 5, 2013

Correction to the day of incident:  It was Thursday, July 4, 2013. I apologize for any inconvenience.

(Initial release 07/05/2013 @ 10:52)

On Thursday, July 4, 2013, at 10:13 pm, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a two-vehicle crash. The incident occurred at SR 82 and Rod & Gun Club Road, Lehigh Acres. Deputies responded to the scene.

Upon arrival, a 2006 Chevrolet Trail Blazer and a 2010 Nissan Sedan were involved in a head on collision. The driver of the Nissan was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased as a result of the crash. Due to the nature of the incident, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit were assigned to continue the investigation.

Preliminary information reveals, 37-year old-Robert Thomas Bridwell (DOB 03/18/1976) of 215 Blackstone Drive, Fort Myers, was travelling east bound in the west bound lane on SR 82 and struck the Chevrolet driven by Corey James Adamski (DOB 12/17/1986) of 350 Hunting Drive, Naples.

The other occupants of the Chevrolet, to include two small children, were transported to Lee Memorial Hospital for various injuries.

It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in this crash. The investigation is on-going.


2010 Nissan
Driver: Robert Thomas Bridwell 03/18/1976
215 Blackstone Dr.
Fort Myers, 33913


2006 Chevrolet
Driver: Corey James Adamski 12/17/1986
350 Huntington Dr.
Naples, 34109

Passenger: Kristina Marie Adamski 09/27/1987
350 Huntington Dr.
Naples, 34109

Media inquiries are directed to the Public Information Officer at (239) 477-1340