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Sarasota, FL – Seven-Vehicle Crash on I-75 NB/MM 187 Causes Multiple Injuries

Sarasota, FL (June 24, 2024) – A major seven-vehicle crash occurred on I-75 northbound in south Sarasota County on the morning of June 24th, resulting in multiple injuries and significant traffic disruptions. Sarasota, FL – Seven-Vehicle Crash on I-75 NB/MM 187 Causes Multiple InjuriesThe accident happened shortly after 10:30 a.m. near Mile Marker 187, necessitating the closure of two of the three northbound lanes, with only the right lane remaining open initially. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) and North Port Fire Rescue swiftly responded to the scene, along with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. One passenger, severely injured, required extrication and was flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital for urgent trauma care. Northbound traffic was completely shut down at Mile Marker 184 during the rescue operations, which concluded around 1:46 p.m. when normal traffic flow was restored. In total, three individuals sustained injuries in the crash, with first responders providing on-site first aid before transporting the injured to medical facilities for further treatment. The exact cause of the accident is under investigation by the FHP.

Our thoughts are with the injured, and we hope for their swift and full recovery.

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