Alcohol, Speed Factors Into Overnight Serious Injury Crash


September 8, 2020) – Alcohol and speed were significant factors in an overnight crash that left a man with life-threatening injuries.

The single-vehicle crash occurred on Del Prado Boulevard North near the Village of Entrada. CCPD Major Crash Investigators responded to investigate the crash. A Ping4alert was sent warning drivers of the crash scene. The synopsis from the Major Crash Investigator is below:

DATE:   September 7, 2020
TIME:   11:31 p.m.
LOCATION:   3300 Del Prado Boulevard North (Del Prado extension curves)
CR#:   20-016540
ASSIGNED MCI:   THI A. Satterlee

VEHICLE-1: 2008 white Hyundai Sonata, Florida tag# IE57SW.
DRIVER-1:   Douglas Gordon Adsit, W/M, DOB: 6-28-95, of 564 Gnu Drive, North Fort Myers, FL
DRIVER-1 INJURIES: Adsit suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash.


Vehicle 1 was traveling North on Del Prado Boulevard and passed several witnesses at a high rate of speed (approximately 80-85 mph) as it drove through the intersection of Kismet Parkway. As all witnesses were rounding a left curve in the roadway near the entrance to Entrada gated community, they located Vehicle 1 stopped across both North lanes, but facing toward the median blocking the roadway. Tire marks show that when Vehicle 1 was trying to negotiate a left curve in the roadway, the vehicle kept straight and drove off the right edge of the roadway. Vehicle 1 continued where the passenger side of the vehicle struck (side-swipe) a tree. Vehicle 1 then impacted a metal guard rail placed to prevent vehicles from traveling into a brushy area. Vehicle 1 was redirected down the guard rail and back across Del Prado Boulevard to final rest.

The driver was located inside of the vehicle unresponsive by the witnesses with an obvious serious head injury. The driver of Vehicle 1 was trauma alerted to a local hospital by ambulance due to life-threatening injuries. The driver of Vehicle 1 is listed in critical, life-threatening condition. Medical blood alcohol results show that the driver of Vehicle 1 had a medical Blood Alcohol Level of 0.191.

Major Crash Investigator A. Satterlee, Forensics, and a Victim’s Advocate responded. Northbound lanes of Del Prado Boulevard were shut down for approximately 4 hours.

Alcohol/drugs ARE a factor in the crash. Next-of-kin HAVE BEEN notified.

If you witnessed this traffic crash or have information about this traffic crash, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department by calling (239) 574-3223, submitting an anonymous tip at , sending us a message through our social media platforms or calling Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Please use the Case Report #20-016540.