Sedan vs SUV Crash Leaves Woman From Bradenton In Critical

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The driver of a Chevrolet Impala sedan remains in critical condition after being involved in a violent auto accident in Bradenton Florida  at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Florida Avenue.

Florida Highway Patrol reported that the crash took place when the sedan which had been driving on U.S. 41 attempted to enter the left turn lane of north bound traffic. A Hyundai Santa Fe was already in the lane waiting for traffic to pass and the sedan crashed into the  the stopped SUV. The Impala smashed into the right rear side of the SUV.

The driver of the sedan, not yet identified but was described as an elderly woman was taken to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton for emergency medical treatment. The driver of the SUV also suffered injuries described as minor and was taken to Doctor’s Hospital in Sarasota for treatment.

 

Son Takes Dad’s Car Gets Into 4 Accidents Before Crashing Into A Power Pole

Manatee County Sheriffs office reported a  fifteen year old boy drove off with father’s car causing 4 crashes in Bradenton.

The Sheriff’s office stated that deputies approached the driver of a vehicle involved in a crash in Bradenton at First Street East and U.S. 301 when the driver of the car took off as the officer came to speak to the drivers.

The Sheriff’s office deputy pursued the driver of the car heading south until the driver crashed into a power pole in the 5100 block of 15th Street East.

At the crash scene the deputy discovered the hit-and-run driver was a fifteen year old boy. The boy was injured in the accident and taken to the hospital for treatment.

The Sheriff’s office then learned of three other crashes caused by the fifteen year old. One of the crashes also in Bradenton, injured a 38-year old that was taken to the hospital for treatment. The other accidents had not resulted in injuries or they were not reported.

Both the boy and his father has stated the boy took the car without permission. The Manatee Sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate the incident.

Fatal Crash Between Pickup And Tractor-Trailer Shuts Down 75 In Manatee

Florida Highway Patrol reported  a fatal accident Thursday on Interstate 75 in Manatee County.

The crash occurred in a rural area near mile marker 234 after one o’clock in the afternoon. Witnesses told Troopers that a 2009 Ford F-150 pickup truck smashed into the back of a tractor-trailer  south of Sun City Center.

Other drivers were forced to stop because of the crash and attempted to give CPR to the driver of the Ford while waiting for EMS.

The force of the crash was too much however and proved fatal for the driver of the pick up truck.

It has not yet been released why the truck crashed into semi and FHP has not yet released the identity of the driver.

Single Car Accident In Sarasota Fatal For Driver

A single vehicle crash on McIntosh Road killed the driver Wednesday stated a report by FHP.

The accident happened after 1:30 in the afternoon when the driver of a car traveling on McIntosh Road north of the Wilkinson Intersection crashed into a guard rail.

The driver of the car was taken to Doctors Hospital in Sarasota where he later died of his injuries.

FHP has stated that they do not yet know the cause of the crash and further details of the accident are pending.

Lakewood Ranch Crash Kills Woman From Parrish

Florida Highway Patrol reported a death resulting from a single car crash in Lakewood Ranch Thursday.

The victim was Vivian Rawls a 74 year old from Parrish. Rawls was driving north on Lakewood Ranch Boulevard in a late model Chevy SUV when she apparently lost control of the vehicle.

The SUV crossed the median and the southbound lanes before crashing into a power pole and a light pole before coming to a stop. The crash took place about a mile north of Malachite Drive. Troopers stated that Rawls had been wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. She was taken to Blake Medical Center for treatment where she ultimately passed away.

Manatee County Crash Kills One Leaves Another In Serious Condition

Florida Highway Patrol reported a fatal crash on a rural  road in east Manatee County Saturday Morning.

The deadly crash took place after seven in the morning on Saturday when Jose Herrera was driving an Audi A6 heading south on CR39.

Herrera came upon slower traffic and attempted to pass the vehicles. However an Ford Expedition  was in the northbound lanes heading north.

Herrera apparently  miss-judged the distances or did not see the approaching SUV and the two vehicles collided as the Audi nearly completed the pass.

The Expedition was driven by Darrel Catrett and 22 year old from Litthia Florida. Catrett suffered serious injuries resulting from the crash and was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center for emergency treatment.

Herrera was killed by the head on collision though FHP has not stated whether he was wearing a seat belt at the time, given the size disparity and closing speed between the two vehicles it likely would not have helped.

Truck Crashes Into Bradenton Home Injuring Two

Florida Highway Patrol reported an accident with injures Monday evening when a Dodge Ram crashed into the kitchen of a home in Bradenton injuring two people.

The crash happened just prior to 5p.m. on Fifth Street when the driver of the pick-up was attempting to back into a driveway but instead drove forward crashing into the home and entering the kitchen.

46 year old Tracy Conner was struck and critically injured in the accident and another occupant, 46 year old Regina Pitts sustained minor injuries.

Conner was taken to Blake Medical Center for treatment where she remains in stable condition.

The driver of the pick up, Latonya Williams was unharmed in the crash but has been charged by authorities with careless driving.

14-year Old Driver Falls Asleep At The Wheel – Causes Manatee County Crash Injuring Six

Florida Highway patrol reported a two-vehicle crash Sunday night that occurred because an under-age driver fell asleep at the wheel.

The crash happened shortly after six Sunday evening when 14-year old Armando Acevedo from Palmetto was heading west in a Ford F-150 on CR 675 (Rutland Road) and east of 136th near where the road curves away from Parrish.

Also in the pickup truck was a thirty eight year old and a nine-year old.

At roughly fifteen minutes after six, the pickup truck approached the sweeping curve and Acevedo fell asleep while driving.

After the young driver fell asleep the F-150 drifted off the road to the north swerving across both traffic lanes then drifted back across the road to south where the pickup crashed into a Nissan sedan driven by sixteen-year old Bevyn Ward also from Parrish. The Nissan sedan – an Altima was also carrying a four year old and another passenger.

Ward suffered serious injuries in the crash and was taken to Blake Medical Center for Treatment. Five others were also injured in the crash and received minor injuries including the 4-year old.

FHP has issued several charges including driving with out a license, careless driving and the adult also riding in the F-150 was charged with allowing a minor to drive.

Bicyclist Killeded By Collison With Car In Lakewood Ranch

A car driven by 22 year old Lindsay Damery from Bradenton ran a red light and struck two bicyclists and Land Rover killing one.

The accident occurred in Lakewood Ranch at the intersection of Lakewood Ranch Boulevard and Parkside Place at roughly 10:30 a.m. when Damery ran a red light. The Chevy Malibu driven by Damery slammed into Donald Mader and his wife Joyce Mader then continued on until crashing into a Land Rover drive by 41 year old Robert Speir.

The impact of the crash proved fatal for 81 year old Donald Mader who died of his injuries at Blake Medical Center a day after being struck. Joyce Mader also sustained minor injuries in the crash and was released from the hospital.

The driver of the Land Rover, Robert Speir was not injured in the crash.