Bicycle Accident, Two Minor Vehicle Crashes

John Muir of Portland, Oregon, was pulling into a parking space Friday, Dec. 10 at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, 950 Dunlop Rd., when his vehicle struck the parked vehicle of Dean Merrill of Wisconsin.

Beverly Tomlinson was riding her bicycle east on the Shared Use Path at 11:31 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, when her bike struck several divots along the entrance to Kinzie Island on East Gulf Drive. She fell off her bike and was treated for minor injuries at the scene. A report was forwarded to the Public Works Department for the divots.

Angel Garcia of Fort Myers was stopped for bicycle traffic in the pedestrian walkway in the 1500 block of Periwinkle Way on Wednesday Dec. 15, when the back of her vehicle was struck by a vehicle operated by Anthony Russo of Sanibel. No citations were issued.

Animal Reports

A turtle was struck by a vehicle Friday, Dec. 10 in the eastbound lane of Periwinkle Way, near Main Street. It was removed from the roadway.

A coyote was sighted Saturday, Dec. 11 in the area of Tarpon Bay Road and Island Road.

A coyote was sighted Saturday, Dec. 11 walking into the woods in the area of the Butterknife neighborhood on West Gulf Drive.

Two large iguanas were reported Saturday, Dec. 11 near a pool at the Oceans Reach Condo complex on East Gulf Drive.

Two iguanas were reported Sunday, Dec. 12 near a pond on Emeril Court in The East Rocks neighborhood.

A coyote was sighted Sunday, Dec. 12 crossing into the wooded area on Sanibel Captiva Road near Jamaica Drive.

A coyote was sighted Sunday, Dec. 12 running across the road in the Sanibel Shores neighborhood on Donax Street.

An injured pelican was captured Sunday, Dec. 12 and transported to the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife.

Two coyotes were sighted Thursday, Dec. 16 in the 100 block of Periwinkle Way.

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