Florida Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident a in Sarasota at Tamiami Trail and Constitution Boulevard.
The crash took place as twenty year old Terry Moreland was driving north on U.S. 41 in a 2000 Dodge Ram pickup truck approaching the intersection with Constitution Blvd., at 3:53p.m.
At the same time sixty three year old Eealnor Grochowski driving a 2004 Acura TL was southbound in the left turn lane of U.S. 41 at the intersection with Constitution blvd.
Grochowski proceeded to turn left heading eastbound across U.S. 41 toward Constitution Blvd., but drove directly into the path of the oncoming pickup truck.
The Ram pickup crashed into the right front of the Acura forcing the smaller car into the shoulder and partially blocking traffic on U.S. 41.
Grochowski died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. Moreland was not hurt during the collision.
FHP reported a motorcycle accident with injuries on Singletary Road.
The single-vehicle accident happened as sixty seven year old Michael Krukowski from Sarasota road west on Singletary Road on his 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle.
For reasons unknown at roughly 5:15p.m. Krukowski left the roadway and drove into the drainage ditch where he crashed into two palm trees and was thrown from the motorcycle.
Krukowski was seriously injured and taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital for medical treatment.
Florida Highway Patrol announced a motorcyclist was killed in an accident on State Road 70.
The crash took place as twenty six year old Richard Sconyers of Bradenton was riding a motorcycle without a helmet eastbound on State Road 70 approaching 22nd St. Ct. E.
At the same time sixty five year old Russell Omens also from Bradenton, was driving his Toyota Camry westbound on State Road 70 also approaching 22nd St. Ct. E.
Shortly before 6:00 a.m. Omens attempted to turn left onto 22nd St. Ct. E. and drove directly into the path of Sconyers oncoming motorcycle.
Sconyers was killed by the collision. FHP cited Omens for failing to yield to oncoming traffic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police are searching for the driver of a hit-and-run pickup truck that was involved in a fatal crash with a fourteen year old cyclist.
FHP announced fourteen year old Devin Federly was riding southbound on his bicycle on Sheehan Blvd just north of the intersection with State Ave., along the edge of the roadway.
At approximately 8p.m. what was described as an older pickup truck apparently crossed into the wrong lanes an struck Federly. After the impact the driver of the truck fled the scene.
The force of the impact threw the fourteen year old boy from his bicycle and onto the side of the road.
Federly was rushed to Bayfront Port Charlotte for treatment but medical staff were unable to save him.
Police stated a witness described the vehicle as a silver pickup truck with a single cab that was damaged in the right front and front windshield.
Florida Highway Patrol has asked that anyone who has knowledge of the pickup or witnessed the crash to call them at 239-344-1730.