Single Car Crash In Lakewood Ranch Kills Sarasota Woman

Sarasota Police announced a woman was killed in a single car crash after loosing control of her vehicle.

The crash happened early Sunday Morning shortly after 1:30 a.m. as twenty three year old Carly Cogan was westbound on State Road 70. For reasons unknown as Cogan approached the east side of Lakewood Ranch Blvd., she lost control of her car swerving across the road and crashing into a cement power pole.

Cogan was pronounced dead by first responders at the scene of the crash.

Bicyclist Killeded By Collison With Car In Lakewood Ranch

A car driven by 22 year old Lindsay Damery from Bradenton ran a red light and struck two bicyclists and Land Rover killing one.

The accident occurred in Lakewood Ranch at the intersection of Lakewood Ranch Boulevard and Parkside Place at roughly 10:30 a.m. when Damery ran a red light. The Chevy Malibu driven by Damery slammed into Donald Mader and his wife Joyce Mader then continued on until crashing into a Land Rover drive by 41 year old Robert Speir.

The impact of the crash proved fatal for 81 year old Donald Mader who died of his injuries at Blake Medical Center a day after being struck. Joyce Mader also sustained minor injuries in the crash and was released from the hospital.

The driver of the Land Rover, Robert Speir was not injured in the crash.

Bradenton Man Critically Injured In Lakewood Ranch Crash

A two-vehicle accident in Lakewood Ranch critically injured a Bradenton man Friday

According to the Florida Highway Patrol the accident occurred around 12:15 p.m. after the driver of a pick up truck allegedly drove into the path of an oncoming vehicle on State Road 64  east of Lakewood Ranch Blvd.

Heading westbound, the injured motorist was in the left turn lane at the entrance to Publix.

The other driver who sustained minor injuries in the crash gave the following account of the incident: the other man dove up, brought is vehicle to a stop and then drove into his path causing the accident. The driver of the pick up truck had braked hard and turned to avoid the collision but was unable to prevent the crash.

FHP reported the collision that occurred resulted in the car being spun violently.

The driver of the pick-up truck braked and tried to swerve around the injured man’s vehicle, but did not avoid a collision.

Neither party was wearing their seat belts and no passengers were in either vehicle.



Fatal Lakewood Ranch Head-On Collision

A crash Saturday in Lakewood Ranch resulted in two fatalities and three children being hospitalized and State Road 70 being temporarily closed.

The accident took place around 7:30 on State Road 70 near Lakewood Ranch Blvd. A SUV was hit head-on by a pickup truck going the wrong way.

The drivers of both vehicles were pronounced dead the scene and the three passengers – all children – were flown in a helicopter to a hospital

The accident remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol and further details are pending.