Late Saturday night a car struck and injured two pedestrians while they attempted to cross Tamiami Trail at Main Street.
The accident occurred around 11:30 in Saturday Evening. Authorities are investigating the driver and eye witness accounts.
Emergency Medical Services took one of the injured men to Blake Medical Center and the other one to Sarasota Memorial for treatment.
No further details are yet available.
Authorities reported a man from Arcadia remained in serious condition resulting from a car crash roughly two miles away from CR 74 on SR 31.
Florida Highway Patrol stated the accident occurred when the driver of a Ford Explorer, Edye J. Ruiz Vega, a 22 year old from Arcadia, veered off the road at high speed plowed through a ditch and launched into the air off of a concrete culvert. The SUV impacted back into the ground, rolled into the ditch and crashed into a fence.
Police said the man had fallen asleep at the wheel and alcohol was not a factor. Emergency Medical Services took Vega to Lee Memorial Hospital for treatment.
FHP reported Tuesday morning that a two car accident resulted in both drivers being seriously injured and hospitalized.
The accident happened when the driver of a 1999 Ford Expedition that was stopped a driveway waiting for traffic to go by at U.S. 301 and 51st Ave. E attempted to turn left onto 301 but failed to yield to an oncoming 2010 Chevrolet pickup truck and where the two vehicles collided.
Both men had been wearing seat belts during the crash and were taken to area hospitals and FHP troopers stated that alcohol was not a factor in the accident but Perry had been sited for failure to yield.
Early Friday morning, authorities reported at least on death resulting from a traffic accident on Tamiami Trail in Venice.
The accident occurred soon after 3 a.m. near Rockley Boulevard on Tamiami Trail. Florida Highway Patrol Will be releasing additional details later.
Currently no details are available as to the identities of the victim/s and the sequence of events.
Authorities reported a pedestrian-motorcycle accident that resulted in the pedestrina being killed and the motorcyclist in serious medical condition.
The accident happened on Tamiami Trail close to Melbourne Street when, at four in the afternoon, Ronald Sechel was crossing the southbound lanes of Tamiami Trail. Sechel apparently walked in front of a Honda motorcycle ridden by Port Charlotte resident Bruce Schmidt and was struck.
The force of the collision caused the motorcyclist who was also not wearing a helmet, to be ejected from his motorcycle and seriously injured.
Sechel the pedestrian was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The motorcyclist, Bruce Schmidt was also taken to Lee Memorial where he remained in serious condition.
Florida Highway Patrol reported a Sarasota man was in critical condition Saturday evening after being hit by a truck on Bee Ridge Road.
The pedestrian accident happened on the eastbound lanes of Bee Ridge Rd. when Bryan Petersen a twenty one year old from Sarasota was trying to cross the road, but failed to use a marked crosswalk. A Dodge Ram driven by Thomas Koon also of Sarasota struck Petersen as he crossed the road.
Petersen was transported to Blake Medical Center for treatment and remains in critical condition. Authorities have stated the accident is under investigation.
Florida Highway Patrol reported that three children and five adults were hurt during a car crash close to I-75 early Tuesday.
The car accident occurred when a late model Honda Civic when the driver decided to run a yellow light at the entrance to the Interstate-75 on ramp and collided with a Lexus IS 300.
Witnesses reported to FHP troopers that the light had been yellow for a while when the driver, Patty Jo Denney, 47 of Sarasota ran the light crossed in front of oncoming traffic and crashed into the Lexus. Both the driver of the Lexus and the five-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries and were taken to Doctors Hospital for treatment. Patty Jo Denney was seriously injured and taken to Blake Medical Center, the two passengers a thirteen year old and seventeen year old only suffered minor injuries and were taken to Doctors Hospital.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers said charges were pending for Denny
The driver of a black pickup truck that caused a multi-car accident with injuries in Manatee County is wanted by the Florida Highway Patrol.
FHP gave the following details of the accident; On 26th Street West southbound lane in Bradenton a black pickup truck slammed into the back of a 2012 Malibu. The impact of the collision shoved the car into a Ford Taurus with enough force to push the Taurus into a collision with a Ford Mustang.
Witnesses stated the driver of the pick up truck was a black male in his thirties with shaggy hair and the pickup truck was black with chrome detailing.
The impacts of the collision resulted in both the driver, Joann Savard, 48, of Bradenton and passenger, Dustin Morton, 27, of Bradenton of the Ford Taurus sustaining minor injuries.
FHP Troopers have asked anyone with knowledge of the driver or hit-and-run accident to contact them at (239) 938-1800.