Head-on crash closes all lanes on State Road 70 in Myakka City

Head-on crash closes all lanes on State Road 70 in Myakka City

MYAKKA CITY (WWSB) - All lanes were closed on State Road 70 and Mobley Pond Lake in Manatee County Friday morning following a multiple vehicle crash that left one person dead.

The crash happened around 6am. Troopers say a driver was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of State Road 70 in a 2008 Honda CRV and struck a 2004 Mack garbage truck driven by a 48-year-old man from Arcadia.

The garbage truck caught fire, but the driver suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the Honda CRV was killed. His name has not been released and the crash remains under investigation.

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