BRADENTON – Florida Highway Patrol reported one person died after they were involved in a car accident Monday afternoon.
The accident happened as a 76-year-old man from Palmetto FL, was in a sedan parked at driveway located at 6152 14th Street West, just north of Bayshore Gardens Parkway.
As the man from Palmetto was waiting for traffic, a 28-year-old man from Bradenton was driving a sedan westbound in the inside lane of Bayshore Gardens Parkway approaching the intersection with the driveway.
At 1:01:00 PM, the driver from Palmetto, attempted to cross the westbound lanes of Bayshore Gardens, and drove his sedan directly into the path of the oncoming car.
The front left of the car driving westbound on Bayshore collided at speed with the left side of the sedan as it traveled across the lanes.
FHP stated that the driver from Palmetto was taken to Blake Medical Center for emergency treatment and later pronounced deceased.