First Alert Traffic: Deputies investigating deadly traffic crash near West Villages Parkway

First Alert Traffic: Deputies investigating deadly traffic crash near West Villages Parkway
First Alert Traffic: Deputies investigating deadly traffic crash near West Villages Parkway (Source: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)

VENICE, Fla. (WWSB) - The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office says they are currently assisting Florida Highway Patrol with a traffic crash near Venice.

The incident took place on North River Road at West Villages Parkway, and at least one fatality has been confirmed.

The northbound and southbound lanes at this intersection are currently closed down.

All drivers should avoid the area at this time.

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