A car accident at Bee Ridge extension and Heritage Oaks Boulevard proved fatal for one and resulted in serious injuries to another.
The accident occurred in Sarasota at the Intersection of Bee Ridge extension and Heritage Oaks Boulevard just before 8 a.m. Thursday when the driver of a Buick Century failed to see oncoming traffic when attempting to pull onto Bee Ridge extension from Heritage Oaks Boulevard and drove directly into the path of a Chevy 2500 pickup truck.
Florida Highway Patrol reported the driver of the Buick was Barney Radov and 89 year old from Sarasota. After the crash Radov was taken to Blake Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the pickup truck a 63 year old woman, attempted to avoid the crash by swerving and breaking hard but crashed into the left front of the Buick at speed.
The driver of the pick was taken to Doctors Hospital in Sarasota for treatment.