Bonita teen crossing street struck, seriously injured by Lee County sheriff's patrol car

— A Lee County sheriff's deputy patrol car struck and seriously injured an 18-year-old Bonita Springs girl crossing the street early Saturday in San Carlos Park.

Megan Conway, 18, was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital after being seriously injured in the pedestrian crash at 4:01 a.m. Saturday on San Carlos Boulevard. She was struck by a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria, a marked Lee County Sheriff's Office vehicle, driven by Christopher Meyer, 27, of Fort Myers, Florida Highway Patrol reports show.

The deputy was responding to a disorderly conduct call in the area at the time of the crash, reports show.

Troopers said there was no more information to release Sunday night, such as whether the patrol cruiser’s lights and siren were on and the car’s speed.

According to an FHP report released Sunday morning, the sheriff's deputy was traveling eastbound on San Carlos Boulevard, approaching the intersection of Olive Road, when Conway walked in front of the vehicle while she was crossing south on San Carlos at Olive Road.

The teenager was struck by the front of the patrol car in the eastbound lane of San Carlos Boulevard near the center of the Olive Road intersection. Upon impact, the pedestrian was propelled into a drainage ditch along the road's south shoulder, reports show.

She was in fair condition at Lee Memorial Hospital Sunday, according to hospital spokeswoman Mary Briggs

The deputy was wearing his seat belt and was not injured, reports show.

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