Articles Tagged with Sarasota County


ENGLEWOOD, FL – A 22-year-old man lost his life after striking a tree with his car because he failed to negotiate a curve on Manasota Key Road South Thursday. 

NBC-2 said this collision happened after 10 p.m. After the man hit the tree, his vehicle overturned and then caught on fire. In addition, the trailer had unattached itself from his automobile. 

Florida Highway Patrol, who responded to the collision site, pronounced the man dead at the scene. Troopers began an investigation and have not released additional information at this time. 


SOUTH VENICE, FL – One person lost their life in a motorcycle crash that happened in the area of the Englewood Road and Adams Road intersection Wednesday. 

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Highway Patrol told FOX13 News that they shut down two north and southbound lanes on Englewood Road and only left one lane open in both directions to pursue the scene clearance process and for their investigation. 

No additional details, including the motorcyclist’s name, have been released. More information will be posted as they become available. 


NORTH PORT, FL – A 23-year-old man operating a sedan rear-ended an SUV and was ejected from his sedan, leading him to suffer fatal wounds Tuesday night. 

This crash took place around 8 p.m. near mile marker 183, where the 23-year-old man was driving in the center lane, WFLA said. One SUV occupant sustained minor wounds and received medical attention at the crash site, while the SUV driver and other passengers were unharmed. 

Florida Highway Patrol launched an investigation and has not included additional details at this time. 


NORTH SARASOTA, FL – Police were summoned to a crash before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at North Washington Boulevard and 17th Street. 

It is not immediately clear what led to this collision or the type and kind of people and vehicles involved. 

Updates will be provided as they become available. 


NOKOMIS, FL – A 50-year-old man from Michigan succumbed to fatal wounds on U.S. 41 after he was struck by an SUV trying to cross the road without a crosswalk Friday. 

This collision happened before 5 a.m. along Albee Road, north of Palmetto Road, according to FOX 13 News. The male pedestrian was struck by the front bumper. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the details of this deadly collision and has not provided additional commentary at this time. 


SARASOTA COUNTY, FL – A driver crashed their car into a tree after swerving to avoid hitting other automobiles amid standstill traffic, resulting in the death of their passenger. 

This single-vehicle collision happened before 6:45 p.m. Sunday on I-75 South near mile marker 194, according to the Herald-Tribune

The passenger succumbed to fatal wounds at the scene, while the driver was hospitalized for serious wounds. 


SARASOTA COUNTY, FL – A driver of a two-door Infinity vehicle lost his life after his car rolled over on I-75 South Sunday. 

This crash happened before 1 a.m. near Bee Ridge Road, according to WFLA. After the Infinity overturned, the 38-year-old man was thrown from his vehicle and then succumbed to fatal wounds at the scene. 

Florida Highway Patrol only identified the driver as an Ormond Beach resident. 


VENICE, FL – At least one person sustained injuries in a collision on the 9836 block of Hilltop Drive Wednesday afternoon. 

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the scene after 4:30 p.m. They are investigating the specifics of what led to this crash and have not specified the severity of injuries sustained or revealed the amount of occupants and vehicles involved. 

More information will be provided as details surface. 


ENGLEWOOD, FL – Sarasota County fire crews are investigating a crash with injuries at the South Indiana Avenue and West Langsner Street intersection Thursday. 

First responders arrived at the scene before 6:30 p.m. At least one person sustained wounds. No further information is available at this time. Still updates will be provided should they become available. 


SARASOTA COUNTY, FL – Sarasota Police had confirmed sustained injuries in a collision at the South Tamiami Trail and Oleander Street Friday. 

Police arrived at the scene before 4:30 p.m. No other details were reported, including the cause of this collision. Still, updates will be provided as they become available. 

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