Sarasota, FL (April 30, 2021) - Police in Sarasota responded to the scene of a major car accident on Friday afternoon. The collision took place on Bee Ridge Road near the intersection of S. Tamiami Trail.
Rescue workers also arrived shortly after the accident occurred. There were serious injuries reported in the accident, however, there is no information on the events that led up to the collision. The identities of the victims have not been released at this time. The crash caused the closure of the westbound lanes of Bee Ridge Road. Motorists were advised to find alternate routes of travel and to avoid the crash scene if possible.
There is no further information available at this time.
A Florida car accident occurs about once every 92 seconds. This means that no one is ever truly safe from being injured or even killed in a car accident in our state. While many people develop a false sense of security while in a vehicle, it is important to never take safety for granted and to drive carefully and cautiously at all times.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims of this Sarasota car accident. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery from their injuries.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases or personal injury that are relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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