Two women in their mid-40s were transported to Bayfront Medical Center via Bayflite helicopter after they were struck by a vehicle while riding their bicycles southbound on Gulf of Mexico Drive near Outrigger Lane.
According to Longboat Key Fire Rescue interim chief Paul Dezzi, firefighter/paramedics responded to the scene at 8:30 a.m., Saturday. One woman appeared to have a fractured wrist and a possible head injury, while the other woman suffered possible injuries to her lower extremities. Both victims live in eastern Sarasota County.
As of 3 p.m. Saturday, both remained at Bayfront Medical Center. Check back for further updates.
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