Congestion is reported from University Parkway to Fruitville Road.
Updated Jan. 30. The Monday afternoon crash that caused gridlock from University Parkway to Fruitville Road didn't result in any injuries, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. A 2006 Honda Motorcycle driven by David Slater, 65, had crashed into a cable barrier in the median, prompting several cars to stop, according to Florida Highway Patrol. No other details are available. Northbound Interstate 75 experienced delays and back-ups as far as to the Fruitville Road exit due to a multi-car crash. The crash occurred at about 12:42 p.m. Monday, and the left shoulder is blocked due to the crash, and at least one car was in the median, according to a witness.
Florida Highway Patrol said Joseph Gaeta Jr. lost control of his Suzuki motorcycle while changing lanes.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Sunday, December 9, 2012
A 54-year-old Sarasota motorcyclist is being treated for serious injuries following a crash on southbound Interstate 75 Sunday evening. Florida Highway Patrol responded to mile marker 213 near University Parkway at 5:58 p.m. Sunday for the crash where Joseph A. Gaeta Jr., was ejected from his 2001 Suzuki 1000 CC motorcycle from a crash. Gaeta traveled southbound on I-75 in the center lane, attempted to change to the left inside lane, failed to maintain control, overturned his motorcycle and was thrown onto the roadway, according to Highway Patrol, when the motorcycle traveled 285 feet before it came to a stop. Gaeta was transported to Blake Medical Center to be treated for his injuries.