Sarasota Police reported a fatal motorcycle accident near the Ringling Bridge in dowtown Sarasota.
Witnesses told Sarasota police that arounf 1:30 a.m. a red Suzuki motorcycle was weaving in and out of traffic and speeding east approaching the Ringling causeway when the motorcyclist struck a black 2010 Nissan Sentra in the rear.
The motorcyclist, Ronald Ochoa, 31 of Sarasota was pronounced dead at the scene.
There were four passengers in the Sentra that also suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Officer Bales of the Sarasota police has asked anyone with knowledge of the accident to call (941) 915-3635.