A motorcyclist sustained critical injuries in a crash with a vehicle on Thursday, May 23rd. The crash happened in Sarasota on State Road 776 around 2:15 pm.
According to reports, Jacob Davis, 22, was riding a motorcycle on SR 776 near the intersection with West Fray Street. Suddenly, Davis encountered a car attempting to make a left turn into a driveway. The 71-year-old driver of the vehicle turned directly into Davis's path. Davis attempted to swerve but collided with the right rear of the vehicle. Davis was rushed via helicopter to a local hospital and sustained critical, life-threatening injuries in the crash. The driver of the car was not hurt while a 72-year-old passenger sustained minor injuries.