Bicyclist dies after crash with car on U.S. 41 in Sarasota

(Live 5/File)
Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 7:30 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 13, 2022 at 9:07 AM EST
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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.

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