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Person struck by car in serious condition, sheriff's office reports

Deputies say eastbound roads are closed at Bee Ridge Road and Beneva Road.
Credit: The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office

SARASOTA, Fla. — The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office says a car crash with a person walking along the roadway left the person who was walking in serious condition, Sunday evening.

According to deputies, the collision happened around 7:15 p.m. on eastbound Bee Ridge Road at MacEachen Boulevard. The sheriff's office is assisting the Florida Highway Patrol with the investigation.

Eastbound roads are closed at Bee Ridge Road and Beneva Road.

At this time, drivers are being asked to avoid the area.