Bonita Springs, FL – A head-on collision with a commercial truck that occurred Wednesday night left a North Naples man dead.
The victim, 39-year old Martin Wayne Corbin’s Ford Transit work van was directly struck by a commercial truck driven by 46-year old Edmund Thomas Roberts of Golden Gate Estates. Roberts was traveling northbound on Bonita Grande Drive north of Snell Road when he hit the brakes to slow down for upcoming traffic and lost control of the truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Roberts entered the southbound lane as the truck rotated counterclockwise.
According to reports, the impact of the crash caused Corbin’s work van to rotate counterclockwise and end up on the west shoulder. The commercial truck’s front left side hit Corbin’s front left side.
The investigation found that alcohol was not the cause of the accident. Thankfully, the truck driver only suffered minor injuries.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.
The outcome of the investigations will determine whether there will be charges or not.