Pedestrian hit on Fruitville Road Tuesday
UPDATE: Fruitville Road reopened to traffic at 7:48 a.m.
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Sarasota Police are investigating a vehicle and pedestrian crash just before 7 a.m. Tuesday near the corner of Central Avenue and Fruitville Road.
The pedestrian has been taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and is cooperating.
Fruitville Road is closed in both directions between Central and Lemon avenues.
🚨TRAFFIC ALERT🚨We’re investigating a vehicle vs pedestrian crash at intersection of Fruitville & Central— Sarasota Police Department (@SarasotaPD) March 23, 2021
- EB & WB lanes of Fruitville CLOSED from Central to Lemon
- Pedestrian has life threatening injuries & being taken to Sarasota Memorial
- Driver on scene & cooperating pic.twitter.com/wQpBYHWhqO
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