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.