Sarasota, FL (September 13, 2021) - A crash left a motorcyclist dead in Sarasota on Friday. The accident was reported around 9:00 p.m. on Bahia Vista Street near the intersection with South Tuttle Avenue.
The Sarasota Police Department responded to the accident scene. According to officers, a car and a motorcycle were involved in a collision. Rescue crews arrived and transported the injured motorcyclist to Sarasota Memorial Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The motorcyclist was not identified pending family notification. The driver of the car remained at the scene after the accident.
There is no word on potential charges at this time. An investigation is ongoing. No further details have been released.
Motorcycle accidents in Sarasota can cause the sudden and unexpected loss of loved ones. In 2019, more than 500 people were killed in motorcycle crashes that took place in Florida. A Sarasota motorcycle accident is often caused by the actions of negligent drivers. This includes drivers who speed, drive while impaired, or are distracted while behind the wheel. This accident will continue to be investigated.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the victim's family in the aftermath of this Sarasota motorcycle crash.
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