NORTH PORT, Fla. (WWSB) - A single vehicle crash on I-75 South in North Port Thursday afternoon left two men with critical injuries.
It happened around 1:30pm on I-75 South at Kings Highway near milemarker 172. Troopers say 32-year-old Rafael Marte Jr. of North Port lost control of his 1999 Ford vehicle, veering off to the right of the highway and hitting a guardrail. The Ford then rotated clockwise and struck the guardrail again with its rear.
Marte and his passenger, 27-year-old Dominick Beltran, also of North Port, suffered critical injuries.
Marte was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Beltran was transported to Lee County Memorial.