Sarasota County – Florida Highway Patrol has announced that Three pedestrians are in critical condition after being hit by an SUV in Sarasota Thursday Night.
According to the report by FHP, The accident began as a 74-year-old man driving a sport utility vehicle was traveling north on Midnight Pass Road, south of Old Stickney Point Road.
As the SUV was approaching from the south three people were walking east Midnight Pass Road within the crosswalk at the intersection of Midnight Pass Road and Old Stickney Point Road. All from Sarasota, the pedestrians where a 47-year-old man, a 5-year-old boy and a 2-year-old girl.
At 8:47:00 PM, the driver of the sport utility vehicle failed to yield to the pedestrians walking in the crosswalk. The front of the sport utility vehicle collided with the 47-year-old male carrying the 5-year-old boy and walking with the 2-year-old girl.
All three pedestrians were transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.