Van accident kills Cape Coral man

Van accident kills Cape Coral man

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Aug 2, 2013

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral man in was killed last night in an bizarre accident that happened in his driveway.

Cape Coral police say 87-year-old Jose Banderas pulled his 2009 Dodge Caravan into the driveway of his home in the 1800 block of Southwest 45th Lane.  His wife Marcella, 83, was riding in the passenger seat.

Police say Banderas parked the van, got out it and went to the rear of the vehicle to retrieve some peronal belongings. 

While opening the hatch the van went into reverse trapping Banderas under the vehicle, killing him.