News: 1 hospitalized in Sarasota crash involving semi-truck

SARASOTA, FL – A 19-year-old went to the hospital with critical injuries after his vehicle collided with an 18-wheeler at a Sarasota intersection on Tuesday, reports WWSB 7.

Police say the incident happened just before 9 a.m. at the intersection of Fruitville Road and Debrecen Road, which is just east of Sarasota Center Boulevard.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a northbound sedan on Debrecen Road entered the path of an 18-wheeler that was travelling westbound on Fruitville Road. The two vehicles collided in the intersection.

The driver of the sedan was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

The 67-year-old truck driver did not sustain injuries in the accident.

A full investigation is underway.

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