The Sarasota Police Department is asking drivers to avoid the area near Fruitville Road and Beneva Road following a scooter-car crash this afternoon.
UPDATE: The intersection of Circus Boulevard and Beneva Road has reopened following this afternoon’s crash, the Sarasota Police Department announced at 5:23 p.m.
The male driver of the scooter, whom the department did not identify, remains at Sarasota Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
PREVIOUSLY: A crash involving a car and scooter at the intersection of Circus Boulevard and Beneva Road has resulted in at least one person with life-threatening injuries, the Sarasota Police Department announced this afternoon.
Police are asking motorists to avoid the area around the Beneva and Fruitville Road intersection for at least the next two hours. The intersection of Circus and Beneva is closed following the accident.
The police department did not provide additional details regarding the crash.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.