Interstate 75/Alligator Alley / news-press.com file photo
(News-Press) Rylee Douglas, the 3-year-old injured in a crash on Alligator Alley
on Monday, died of her injuries just before midnight that night.
who was taken to Physicians Regional Hospital in Naples in critical
condition, was pronounced dead at 11:55 p.m. Monday, according to Lt.
Gregory Bueno of the Florida Highway Patrol.
Douglas, 4, is in critical condition at the hospital. Her condition has
worsened from Monday, when her injuries were listed as serious.
driver, Cecilia Renee Douglas, 33, died at the scene Monday. Her 2005
Lexus crashed into the rear of another car near mile marker 88 in
Collier County just before 8:30 a.m. Her car then went through a fence
and into a canal, where she and the two children were submerged when FHP
troopers found them.
The majority of that canal is 20-30 feet deep, according to FHP.