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Complete Sarasota, FL accident reports and news.


Accidents in Sarasota result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Sarasota crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When a Sarasota accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Here are resources to help accident victims and their families after a Sarasota wreck

Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.

Sarasota Police Department;

Sarasota Fire & Rescue Department;

Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office;

Sarasota major hospitals include Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center;

Sarasota County Superior Court;

Sarasota real-time traffic report;

Florida State Insurance Commissioner site.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Sarasota accident?

Regardless of how severe an accident is, almost everyone involved has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For accidents with very minor injuries and damage, a claim can sometimes be handled by working with the insurance adjuster. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal crash occurs, a Sarasota personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Sarasota accident lawyer helps injured victims.


Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Wed, 09/21/2016 Car Accident Sherry L. Kubiak, 66, killed in rear-end collision with semi truck on Interstate 75 in Sarasota, Florida
Sun, 05/08/2016 Car Accident Noah Blake Gagen, 16, Noel Rowe, 16, Dylan Wells La Chapelle, 18, Christian Barry Shine, 17 and Connor Lee Mcleod, 17, injured in single-vehicle crash into tree off of Camminare Drive in Sarasota, Florida
Sat, 04/30/2016 Car Accident Two-year-old child injured in crash at I-75 and Fruitville Road in Sarasota, Florida
Tue, 04/19/2016 Pedestrian Accident Toddler, grandmother injured when SUV strikes them as they attempt to cross U.S. 301 in Sarasota, Florida
Tue, 03/29/2016 Truck Accident Tanker driver Robert Drewelus, 53, dies in fiery crash, teen driver arrested on I-75 in Sarasota, Florida
Tue, 03/22/2016 Car Accident Randy Hensen killed and four injured in car collision on Fruitville Road in Sarasota, Florida
Mon, 03/21/2016 Car Accident Wesley C. McCurley, Michael P. Duffy, and Dane W. Custer, all 21, killed, and Thomas Bentley, 21, injured in single-vehicle crash on University Parkway in Sarasota, Florida
Sun, 01/31/2016 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist injured in hit-and-run collision on N. Washington Blvd (US-301) in Sarasota, Florida
Sun, 11/29/2015 Motorcycle Accident Michael Corbino, 27, killed, and Jasmine Fraser, 22, critically injured in motorcycle crash in Sarasota, Florida
Sat, 08/29/2015 Pedestrian Accident Jenny R. Vaughn, 42, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on Swift Road in Sarasota, Florida
Sat, 08/29/2015 Car Accident Michael Stephen Thorne, 63, killed and Trooper Joseph Angelicchi, 26, injured in car crash on I-75 in Sarasota, Florida
Sat, 07/04/2015 Other Type of Accident Jarrod Ditmars, 21, taken off of life support after being accidentally shot with spear gun in Sarasota, Florida
Sun, 06/14/2015 Motorcycle Accident Norma Minton, 48, killed and Anthony Ferguson, 53, injured in motorcycle collision on US-41 in Sarasota, Florida
Mon, 06/08/2015 Pedestrian Accident Michael Wright, 48, killed in pedestrian crash with hit-and-run driver in crosswalk at 17th Street and U.S. 301 in Sarasota, Florida
Sun, 03/22/2015 Car Accident Herbert M. James, 25, killed after being struck by driver on South 40th Street in Sarasota, Florida