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First Alert Traffic: Vehicle fire delays traffic on University Parkway

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The Sarasota Police Department is investigating a single-vehicle crash with a fire on University Parkway.

According to police, emergency crews responded to the eastbound lanes of University Parkway at Bradenton Road, near the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, for reports of a vehicle crash that resulted in a fire.

At this time, Firefighters have extinguished the flames, but travelers can expect delays as police work to clear the scene. SPD is encouraging drivers to seek an alternate route.

Sarasota County Emergency Services is reporting only minor injuries for those involved in the crash. Details on what caused the crash have not been released.

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