Sarasota Motorcyclist Killed In Crash With Bradenton Motorist

Florida Highway Patrol reported a fatal motorcycle crash on U.S. 41.

The accident happened as Sarasota motorcyclist, forty-one year old Mathew Knight was riding a motorcycle southbound on U.S. 41, approaching the intersection with Bayshore Drive.

At roughly the same time thirty-one year old driver Paul Watkins was eastbound on Bayshore drive approaching the intersection with U.S. 41.

Approximately six minutes after noon, Watkins turned left onto U.S. 41 from Bayshore and directly into the path of the oncoming motorcyclist.

Knight collided with Watkins vehicle and sustained severe injuries. First responders transported Knight to Venice Regional Hospital. Knight later died from his injuries.

Scooter Crash Injurs Englewood Man

Florida Highway Patrol reported an Englewood man was in serious medical condition after a scooter accident that happened Saturday

The injured man, Clell D. Colegrove, 84 of Englewood for reasons unknown failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the roadway while heading south down Bayshore Drive near Lemon Ave.

The resulting crash caused Colegrove a head injury and he was later taken to Lee Memorial Hospital.

FHP also noted Mr. Colegrove was wearing a helmet.