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1 dead after crash involving car and motorcycle

The crash occurred on Fruitville near Lockwood Ridge.
Sarasota Police examine the wreckage of a motorcycle involved in a crash Monday on Fruitville...
Sarasota Police examine the wreckage of a motorcycle involved in a crash Monday on Fruitville Road.(WWSB-TV)
Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 12:36 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 25, 2021 at 3:26 PM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - All lanes are reopened after a crash at Lockwood Ridge and Fruitville Road.

The crash, which happened about 12:30 p.m. Monday, closed westbound Fruitville Road and northbound Lockwood Ridge Road for several hours.

According to police, preliminary information suggests a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Fruitville Road and a motorcycle was traveling westbound on Fruitville Road. The cause of the crash is unknown, but the two collided at the intersection.

The driver of the motorcycle, an adult male, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. Police say the driver of the car stayed on scene and was cooperative with officers.

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