Sanibel Police Handle Traffic Accidents This Past Week

By SantivaChronicle staff


Police responded to four traffic accidents this past week.

Sanibel Police responded to a traffic accident at Periwinkle Wy and Palm Ridge Road with possible injuries.  It tied up traffic as the intersection was closed beginning 7:30am on June 14.

Police report that a vehicle driven by Nina Liu Greenberg of St Petersburg had stopped at the intersection.  Then she began to travel through the intersection with out yielding to oncoming traffic.  She told police that the oncoming vehicle was in her blind spot.

The vehicle crashed into an oncoming vehicle driven by Eliseo Noe Uz-Pu of Fort Myers.

The two drivers and a passenger Hollis E Humprey were checked by Lee County Emergency Services but all declined transport to the hospital.


A rear-ender crash occurred in the 2070 block of Periwinkle Way on June 12 around 4:15pm.

A vehicle driven by Jazmin Faith Hincapie of Fort Lauderdale crashed into the rear of a vehicle driven by Mesner Theoben of Fort Myers in the East bound lane.

While there were no injuries reported, the Theoben vehicle’s airbags deployed, and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

Theoben did possess a Florida driver’s license and was informed that he would not be able to drive again until he obtained a valid license.


A minor property damage accident occurred in the Lighthouse Beach parking lot on June 12 around 11am.

A vehicle operated by Gregory Anderson of Bloomington, Indiana backed into a vehicle operated by Robert Dunlap of Orlando that was stopped behind him.


Police investigated a minor crash in the parking of Geroge and Wendy restaurant at Periwinkle and Tarpan Bay on June 14 around 3:30pm.

A vehicle driven by Idilio Barrios Viciedo of Rockledge Florida      backed into the vehicle driven by Christopher Michael Watt of Nazareth Pennsylvania.

Damage was minor and an accident report was filed.


Comments (1)

  1. Susan R Kriegshauser

    Sounds great!!! How about a Mexican restaurant in the old gas station. Sanibel has no mex.

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