Single vehicle accident resulted in a Venice FL man in critical condition.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol the accident occurred when William Reidel, 42 of Venice was driving his GMC Sierra pickup truck south at State Road 681 and U.S. 41 and lost control of his vehicle after a curve striking the right side bridge wall. The impact forced the vehicle off the road hit a sign post and overturned after striking the embankment.
The violent crash ejected Reidel and he was flown to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton. FHP also said Reidel was not wearing a seat belt.