Crash Kills Woman From Port Charlotte

Florida Highway Patrol reported a woman from Port Charlotte was killed when she was ejected from her car during a crash on McCall Road.

The woman was driving a 2000 GMC Jimmy on McCall Road near the intersection of Fieldcrest Lane and apparently struck the curb with the right front tire of the SUV. The woman attempted to get the full sized SUV back under control by attempting to steer the vehicle back to the center of the road.

The driver however over corrected causing the vehicle to spin into the median. After entering the median the tires of the sideways sliding SUV bit into the turf of the median causing it to to overturn several times.

The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the SUV. The woman was taken to Englewood Memorial Hospital where she was declared dead.Officials stated the crash was still under investigation and it has not yet been determined if alcohol was a factor.

Englewood Crash Seriously Injures Man From North Port

Florida Highway Patrol stated a crash between a pick up truck and a parked car that has resulted in a man from North Port suffering serious injuries.

The accident took place Thursday near the intersection of Birchwood street and Prospect when Robert Jackson, a 55 year old from north Port was driving east on Prospect. The pickup truck Jackson was driving veered to the right suddenly, Jackson turned the wheel sharply to the left to steer back on the road but caused the pickup truck to loose control and run off the road on the left side.

The sharp change in direction contributed to the Ford pickup overturning and rotating in mid air. The truck landed on it’s wheels but crashed into a parked car.

FHP troopers said that Jackson was not wearing his seat belt during the accident,and as a result was seriously injured during the crash and was flown to Lee Memorial Hospital reported to be in critical condition.

Englewood Motorcyclist Killed In Placidia Road Accident

A woman from Englwood lost control of her Harley Davidson late Wednesday while riding on Placidia Road.  After loosing control of the motorcycle she crashed into the concrete median and was ejected onto the roadway.

Florida Highway patrol reported that the accident occurred near the intersection  of Placidia road and Palm Manor/Merchants Crossing shortly before 100 p.m. Wednesday evening.

The rider, Lisa Baum a 47 year old from Englewood was taken to Englewood Hospital after the crash were she was pronounced dead.

Baum was not wearing a helmet during the crash and police investigators are determining if alcohol was a factor in the deadly accident.

Harley Davidson vs SUV Crash Kills Man From Port Charlotte

Florida Highway Patrol reported a motorcyclist was killed when his Harley Davidson collided with a Toyota 4 Runner Monday night.

motorcycle crash englewood flThe accident took place just east of Englewood as a Toyota 4Runner SUV with 2 small children as passengers were northbound on Gasparilla Road approached the intersection with Keystone Blvd. A motorcyclist in the southbound lanes of Gasparilla Road attempted to turn left onto Keystone across traffic but failed to see the oncoming SUV.

The resulting crash gravely injured the motorcyclist, George Souza, a 64-year-old from Port Charlotte. Souza was taken to Englewood Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead. FHP troopers said Souza was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and that all of the passengers in the SUV, were wearing seat belts and are uninjured.

Charlotte Car Crash Fatal For Bradenton Man

McCall Rd Winchester CrashGuillermo Gonzalez died Thursday Morning at Englewood Community Hospital of injuries resulting from a car crash.

Florida Highway patrol released the following details; the accident happened on McCall Road and Winchester Boulevard around 9:00 a.m.

Gonzalez, driving a 2006 Chevy Corvette attempted to enter the eastbound side of McCall Road from Winchester Blvd, but turned directly in front of oncoming traffic.

Gonzalez collided with a 2008 Toyota SUV driven by 64 year old Brandon Crain Murphy, from North Port. Both men where wearing seat belts and Murphy was not injured in the crash.

FHP is still investigating the accident.

 

 

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.