Bicyclist dies after crash with car on U.S. 41 in Sarasota
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A bicyclist was fatally injured Wednesday evening when she attempted to cross U.S. 41 near 16th Street, police say.
At about 7 p.m., officers responded to the incident in the northbound lanes of North Tamiami Trail near the 16th Street intersection.
Witnesses told officers an adult female on the bicycle attempted to cross North Tamiami Trail after coming westbound on 16th Street. The woman was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital where she later died of her injuries, police said Thursday.
The name of the bicyclist is being withheld until the next of kin can be notified.
The driver of the vehicle, an adult male, stayed on the scene and was cooperative with officers. The investigation is continuing.
UPDATE: This crash is now a fatality crash. The bicyclist was taken to Sarasota Memorial where she later died as a result of her injuries from the crash. The driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene and was cooperative with officers. Addt'l info @ https://t.co/SeCQcdaESQ https://t.co/I39fHsFClH— Sarasota Police Department (@SarasotaPD) January 13, 2022
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