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SARASOTA, FL – An ambulance transported a 48-year-old man to Sarasota Memorial Hospital, where he passed away after colliding with a parked car Wednesday. 

Florida Highway Patrol told WFLA that this collision occurred after 9 p.m. in the 5300th block of Antoinette Street. 

Preliminary details from FHP indicate that the driver, for reasons unclear, lost control of his car, went right through a flower bed, came into contact with a ditch, and then crashed into a parked car. 

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SARASOTA, FL – A 49-year-old man riding a motorcycle fell off his bike and died after colliding with a car Thursday, WFLA said. 

This collision happened before 9 p.m. at  Fruitville Road and Paramount Drive. Florida Highway Patrol, who responded to the scene, said the crash occurred when the driver of the red car tried to turn left on Fruitville, leading the motorcyclist to hit the left side of the car and the wheel to become attached to the car. 

Troopers started an investigation and have not released other details at this time. 

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SARASOTA, FL – A man attempted to cross Clark Road and, during his walk, was hit by two vehicles, leading him to succumb to fatal injuries Saturday. 

ABC Action News said this crash happened near when a sedan driver first hit him and then an SUV driver. The pedestrian, who was only identified as a 40-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene, while the sedan driver, a 24-year-old man from Sarasota, sustained minor injuries. 

The other driver, a 34-year-old man, also from Sarasota, and his passenger, a nine-year-old child, were both unharmed. 

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SARASOTA, FL – A 71-year-old adult died, and several were injured following a multi-vehicle wreck caused by a driver who ran a red light Tuesday. 

Florida Highway Patrol told My SunCoast that the collision happened at U.S. 301 and Northgate Boulevard. After the driver ran a red light, their car overturned after colliding with three vehicles that stopped at the red light and then rear-ended one of the automobiles. 

The passenger inside the overturned vehicle, a 71-year-old adult, died at the scene. FHP does not publicly identify the names of those killed in motor vehicle collisions but was able to confirm that the occupant was from Bradenton. 

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SARASOTA, FL – Sarasota Police confirmed one person suffered injuries in a collision that happened before 2:45 p.m. Friday near Lakewood Park. 

This crash took place at the Bay Street and South Tamiami Trail junction. Police have not specified the contributing factors behind this collision or revealed the kind of people and vehicles involved. 

Our newsroom will provide more details should they become available. 

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SARASOTA, FL – A school bus driver and a Ford Bronco motorist were taken to a hospital after their vehicles collided at Clark Road and South Beneva Road Wednesday afternoon. 

FOX 13 News said that among the 35 students on board, four students received medical attention. Although it is unclear what the extent of their injuries was, nor did officials provide an update on the conditions of the drivers. 

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office closed all the lanes on Beneva Road. They started an investigation and have not included other information at this time. 

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SARASOTA, FL – Sarasota Police were dispatched to a crash at the North Tamiami Trail and Gulfstream Avenue junction along Gulfstream Park Tuesday. 

Police arrived at the scene after 6:20 p.m. They are trying to pinpoint the events that led to this collision and have not specified the kind of people and vehicles involved or said if anyone was injured. 

More details will be posted upon confirmation. 

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SARASOTA, FL – Sarasota Police are investigating a collision reported before 3:30 p.m. Monday at the North Tuttle Avenue and Fruitville Road junction. 

At this time, there have been no reports of sustained injuries, nor have police confirmed the events that led to this crash. 

Updates will be provided as they become available. 

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SARASOTA, FL – A collision was reported before 5 p.m. Thursday near the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. 

This crash occurred at the intersection of University Parkway and U.S. 301. At the time of the report, Sarasota Traffic had not announced any lane closures. Florida Highway Patrol and local authorities also had not arrived at the crash site nor provided commentary regarding the circumstances that led to this collision. It was also unclear whether anyone was injured. 

More details will be posted in an updated news blog should they become known. 

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SARASOTA, FL – A driver of a vehicle was traveling north on 14th Street West went over a raised curb and hit a cyclist, leading the cyclist to suffer fatal injuries Wednesday. 

This collision happened before 9 p.m. Prior to hitting the cyclist, the motorist struck a utility pole, according to ABC Action News. The cyclist, who was only identified as a 33-year-old adult, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Officials also confirmed that after the initial crash, the debris from this wreck had struck a pedestrian. The unidentified person was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor wounds. 

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