Florida Highway patrol reported a crash involving two Manatee County school buses resulting in students being injured.
The accident happened Monday afternoon at the intersection of 40th St W. and Cortez Road at approximately 3:45.
Officials from Manatee County Schools stated that 9 Moody Elementary School students suffered minor injuries and were transported to local hospitals for treatment following the crash.
Florida Highway patrol reported a hit an run crash that occurred Saturday night just before midnight resulted in a woman from Venice suffering serious injuries.
The crash happened when motorcyclist Connie Davis a 51 year old woman from Venice was heading north on Tamiami Trail and closing on the intersection with Rubens Drive. The driver of a Lincoln Continental in the intersection ran a stop sign and failed to see Davis approaching. The Lincoln pulled directly into the path of Davis and the force of the collision threw Davis from her Honda motorcycle onto the roadway.
The crash seriously injured Davis and she was taken to Venice Regional Medical Center for emergency treatment.
Florida Highway Patrol has asked that any witnesses or those with knowledge of the crash contact Troopers at 239-938-1800.
Florida Highway Patrol reported an serious car crash early Tuesday morning that has claimed at least one life.
Troopers stated that the accident occurred at roughly 6:15 in the morning at the intersection of St. Pierre Road and Tamiami Trail in Punta Gorda Florida.
FHP has not yet released full details of the accident but the wreckage from the crash has blocked the southbound lanes of Tamiami Trail. First responders had routed traffic to St. Pierre Road as a detour while the accident was investigated and the wreckage cleared from U.S. 41.
An unknown driver of a pickup truck is being sought by the Florida Highway Patrol for causing an accident that left a motorcyclist injured.
FHP stated that at roughly 9:30 in the morning an F-150 Ford pickup truck ran the light at the north bound I-75 ramp and University Parkway. The pickup truck drove directly into the path of 35 year old Venice motorcyclist, Jeffrey Rush.
Rush was forced to veer out of the way and lay the bike down to avoid a direct collision with the pick up truck.
The motorcyclist suffered minor injuries during the accident and was taken to Lakewood Ranch Medical Center for treatment
FHP has asked anyone with knowledge of the accident to contact them at 941-751-8355.
A serious accident on U.S. 41 involving three vehicles including a semi-truck injured at least one, and blocked morning rush hour traffic.
Debris from the crash included the axle from a tractor-trailer which had completely separated from the trailer and parts from a seriously damaged SUV and other cars blocked the lanes until investigators and crews cleared the roadway. The crash up morning traffic for more than a mile before the wrecked vehicles were cleared away.
Florida Highway patrol reported that the crash took place this morning approximately at 8:15 a.m. just north of Vamo road in Sarasota. While the accident is still under investigation some details have been released. A woman was seriously injured during the crash and was flown to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton in unknown condition.
The injured woman’s identity has not yet been released. A wrecked SUV ended up facing south on the grass median while a car, also severely damaged came to rest in the southbound lanes facing south, several hundred feet away.
A woman was evacuated by helicopter after a three-vehicle wreck on U.S. 41 this morning, which involved a tractor-trailer.
A vehicle crash on interstate 75 near the Jacaranda Blvd exit in Venice caused at least on vehicle to overturn.
According to first responders the vehicle had six passengers, four of which where injured in the crash. The injured were said to be in stable condition after arriving at the hospital via ambulance.
FHP had quickly cleared the lanes and I-75 was open for traffic.