Bicyclist Suffers Critical Injuries In Crash

A Sarasota man is being treated for critical injuries after being struck by a car on Bee Ridge Road.

A 53-year-old bicyclist is being treated for critical injuries tonight after he was struck by a car at a Bee Ridge Road

Florida Highway Patrol responded to Bee Ridge Road and Strathmore Boulevard at 8:13 p.m. Thursday where they found Gregory John Alan Sodders of Sarasota in the road after being struck by a car, according to a FHP report.

Sodders was attempting to cross Bee Ridge Road from the Sunoco and entered into the direct path of an oncoming 2011 Toyota Camry driven by Michael Decrescenzo, 41 of Stratham, New Hampshire, according to Highway Patrol. 

Sodders was transported to , according to Highway Patrol.

Decrescenzo and his passenger were not injured while the Camry suffered $3,000 in damages, according to Highway Patrol.

Both the driver and Sodders are being tested for alcohol and charges are pending, according to Highway Patrol.


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