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Sarasota Friday, May 8, 2020 4 weeks ago

Car crashes into Sarasota business

Two inside building receive non-life-threatening injuries, police say.

Update: Sarasota police said around 3 p.m. the scene has been cleared.

Previous story: Numerous police and fire-rescue vehicles are at the scene this afternoon of a crash involving a passenger car into a business on Tamiami Trail at Hillview Street.

Sarasota Police say the driver possibly pressed the accelerator instead the brake of a Cadillac sedan, causing it to crash through the rear wall of a FedEx Office Print and Ship Center at 1901 S. Tamiami Trail.

Sarasota Police said two people inside the building received non-life threatening injuries. Police and rescue agencies were dispatched to the incident around 12:40 p.m

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.

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