Venice multi-car crash sends 3 to hospital

A multicar accident in Venice resulted in three people being taken to area hospitals with injuries.

According to authorities, the accident happened about 2p.m. Friday afternoon on Tamiami Trail and Englewood Road.

Sarasota County Fire Department stated that at least on person had to be extracted from a damaged vehicle. The accident apparently blocked all three northbound lanes as well as part of the median.

Full details have not yet been released, including the cause of the crash and the names of those involved.

Car Accident Sends Englewood Man To Lee Memorial For Injuries

An accident at McCall Road (State Road 776) and Regina Drive resulted in one man going to the hospital Sunday morning.

A car accident at McCall Rd and Regina Drive resulted in Terry Brett Hutchison, 50, of Englewood being injured. According to the Florida Highway patrol the accident occurred at about 5:08 a.m. when the driver of a 2006 Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck made a left turn onto Regina drive. Unfortunately The driver of the pick up, David R. Edmonds did not see an oncoming car approaching.

Terry Brett Hutchison, 50, of Englewood, was driving the oncoming car when it collided with the pick up truck driven by Mr. Hutchison causing the car t o rotate before crashing into the guard rail on the south side of McCall road and continuing into a roadside ditch.

Mr. Hutchison was later taken to Lee Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The FHP also said Mr. Edmonds received a citation for violation of right-of-way.

Two Injured During Four Car Accident On U.S. 41

A serious auto accident on U.S. 41 involving 4 vehicles resulted in two North port residents being seriously injured.

According to the Florida highway patrol Around 3:30p.m near Palm Harbor Drive two drivers, (Terry Somes and GeorgeĀ  Powell of North Port) encountered a dog on U.S. 41 and stopped their cars. Both drivers tried to get the dog off of the roadway.

Unfortunately two other drivers (Cynthia Adams from Port Charlotte and William Leham from North Port) also on the south bound lanes were not able to to change lanes and miss the stopped cars resulting in a serious crash.

Both Leham and Powell were seriously injured in the accident. William Leham was take by ambulanceĀ  to Sarasota Memorial’s North Port hospital. GeorgeĀ  Powell was taken by paramedics to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.

A third driver Terry Somes was taken to Peace River Hospital for minor injuries.

FHP says charges may be filed pending further investigation.