Pedestrian Critically Injured After Bradenton Hit And Run

 Authorities reported a woman from Sarasota was struck by a vehicle Thursday night in a hit and run.

The crash took place at approximately ten thirty at night as forty two year old Jessica Bosse was attempting to cross15th Street not far from 59th. According to witnesses she was hit by a white van with a male driver and male passenger.

The driver of the van fled the scene after pausing in a nearby parking lot.

Bosse was critically injured in the crash and taken to Blake medical center for treatment.

Police are active looking for the hit and run drivers and have asked anyone with knowledge of the incident to call 1-239-938-1800.

Fatal St. Petersburg Motorcycle Crash Closes 16th Avenue N

St. Petersburg Police reported a fatal crash between a vehicle and a motorcyclist on 16th Street North.

The accident took place near the intersection of 16th Avenue North and 22nd Avenue North at roughly eleven O’Clock in the morning.

16th Avenue North was temporarily closed as Police investigated the accident and crews cleared the roadway.

The motorcyclist who died of injuries sustained in the crash has not yet been identified by authorities.

Homeless Cyclist Struck and Killed In North Port

North Port Police reported a fatal accident early morning on South Tamiami Trail at North Port Blvd.

The accident happened at roughly six in the morning as a man identified only as a homeless, forty-eight year old male was riding a bicycle south on Tamiami trail in the early morning darkness with no lights. The man was struck by a tractor-trailer driving down the south lanes.

The truck driver stopped phoned the authorities and attempted CPR on the injured cyclist. However the victim died from his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bradenton Man Run Down Crossing State Road 70

Twenty Four Year Old Eugene Williams was struck by four different vehicles while attempting to cross State Road 70 at roughly 10:30 p.m.

The accident happened when Williams tried to cross S.R. 70 after dark and was hit initially by a vehicle driven by seventy three year old Hildry Grace from Riverview Florida.

After being struck by Grace’s car, Williams was subsequently hit by vehicles driven by twenty five year old Albert Parente from Bradenton, and two other vehicles that fled the scene.

Williams died from his injuries.

Police have stated that alcohol was not a factor in the accident and they have asked anyone with knowledge of the other vehicles involved contact them at 941-751-8350.

 

Three injured in SR 64 crash

Florida Highway Patrol reported a crash with injuries on State Road 64 in Manatee County.

The accident happened as fifty four year old Scott Beatty of Sarasota was driving on S.R . 64 and approaching the intersection with Rye Road.

As Beatty closed on the intersection 85 year old Ronald Uden of Parrish was at the intersection on Rye Road. Uden pulled out from Rye Road attempting to make a left turn onto S.R. 64 but failed to yield to the oncoming car being driven by Beatty.

The two vehicles collided and Uden’s car was overturned by the force of the crash.

Both Ronald Uden and his passenger eighty year old Phyllis Uden were critically injured in the crash and was taken to Blake Medical Center for treatment.

Scott Beatty suffered minor injuries in the accident.

Ronald Uden was charged with failing to yield at a stop sign.

Truck Accident Kills Hillsborough Businessman Lance Ringhaver

Florida Highway Patrol announced prominent businessman and philanthropist Land Ringhaver was killed during a collision with a semi truck.

Local business man credited with helping to bring the Tampa Bay Rays and one of the original team owners was killed during an accident with a tractor trailer.

The crash occurred just after 8:30 p.m. in Palm River-Clair Mel as seventy six year old Lance Ringhaver from Apollo Beach drove southbound in the center lane of U.S. 41 in his Infiniti sedan.

At the same time thirty-eight year old Tampa truck driver Isbel Guzman was attempting to make a U-turn across U.S. 41. Guzman failed to complete the turn which blocked the oncoming lanes with the semi trailer.

Ringhaver did not have time to avoid the collision and the luxury sport sedan slammed into the trailer becoming pinned under the truck.

Guzman was cited by authorities for failing to yield right of way.

SUV Crash Near Riverview High Injures One

Florida Highway Patrol announced a crash with injuries near Riverview High in Sarasota.

FHP troopers are investigating an auto accident that took place near Riverview High School Tuesday afternoon.

The crash between a VW sedan and a General Motors Corporation Yukon sport utility vehicle happened are roughly 4:15p.m.

The collision resulted in the GMC SUV overturning, and at least one person with injuries. Neither the identities of the injured person, nor the other parties involved in the crash have been released.

An official from the Sarasota County Fire Department stated the injured person was brought to the local fire department for treatment.

One Dead In Motorcycle Crash Near Woodland Middle School In North Port

North Port Police Department reported a deadly motorcycle accident Monday just outside Woodland Middle School.

The crash took place as four motorcyclists were riding in the northbound lanes of Panacea boulevard. Shortly after the group passed the school zone in front of Woodland Middle School, two of the motorcycles collided.

Twenty year old Xavier Alonso was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Twenty Three year old Hector Sanchez was also inured in the crash and taken to a local hospital for treatment.

No further details are available at this time.

North Port Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact Officer Aaron Nick at 941-429-7300.

St. Pete Beach Bicyclist Seriously Injured After Crash With SUV

Police in St. Pete Beach reported a crash with injuries between a bicyclist and an SUV.

The crash took place at approximately 8:30 p.m. as fifty four year old cyclist Anthony Logothetis attempted to cross Gulf Blvd., near the intersection with 65th Avenue. As Logothetis crossed Gulf Boulevard he was struck by a Subaru Outback driven by 47 year old Emanual D. Matalon.

Both driver Emanual Matalon and his passenger 40 year old Shannon were unharmed in the crash however cyclist Anthony Logothetis sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg for medical attention.

Logothetis was not in a crosswalk and his bicycle was not equipped with lights.

 

Four Hurt and One Dead In Multi-Vehicle Crash On Fruitville Road

Officials from the Sarasota Police Department announced a deadly crash on Fruitville Road in Sarasota Tuesday Morning.

The fatal accident took place prior to 8 a.m. when for reasons unknown, a vehicle heading east on Fruitville drove over the median and crashed directly into two vehicles heading the opposite direction.

A forth vehicle described as an SUV, avoided the collision with the wrong-way driver, however the SUV swerved hard to miss the crash causing it to collide with a tree.

One person was killed and four people have been injured in the crash.

Fruitville remains closed from Tuttle Ave. to Beneva Road as police and crews work to clean up after the deadly crash.