FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A car crash left a 3-year-old girl dead and two adults hospitalized with minor injuries, authorities in Florida said.
Fort Myers police told news outlets the crash happened Monday along Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Police said a 2005 KIA Sedona van crashed into a palm tree causing the girl to be ejected. She wasn't wearing any type of child restraint and was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.
The child's mother and an unknown woman in the van were both hospitalized with minor injuries.
Police on Tuesday said they were looking for anyone who witnessed the accident. Police also asked for information pertaining to the driver of a blue semi-truck that was at the scene of the crash. The driver isn't involved in the crash but police believe the person may have seen the initial crash.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is assisting with the investigation and charges are pending.