An 85-year-old motorist suffered serious injuries Saturday, when he drove his Acura into the path of another vehicle on U.S. 41, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Gerard Hirsch of Sarasota was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Ronnie Hirsch, 82, a passenger in the vehicle, was taken to the Sarasota hospital for treatment of minor injuries, according to the FHP.
Hirsch's car was hit by a 2006 Kia driven by Emina Hamzic, 30, of Sarasota. Hirsch was turning from Southpointe Drive on to U.S. 41, when he pulled into the path of the Kia, according to the FHP.
Hamzic had minor injuries.