News: Wrong-way accident in Venice leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

VENICE, FL – Authorities said one person was killed and two others injured in a wrong-way accident in Sarasota County Monday night.

According to WFLA , the crash happened on Interstate 75 near Border Road in Venice at about 10:45 p.m. The Florida Highway Patrol said a 37-year-old woman was driving an SUV south in the northbound lanes of I-75. Her vehicle struck the front of a sedan, killing the sedan’s driver. The victim was a 21-year-old Sun City man whose name was not released.

A passenger in the SUV was critically injured. The SUV driver, a Punta Gorda resident, was seriously injured.

All northbound lanes of I-75 were shut down while state troopers investigated the wreck.

When a wrong-way driver is involved in a car accident, the consequences can be catastrophic. In the aftermath of such an accident, Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group will provide professional, personalized help to those who have been injured or lost a loved one. Our experienced Sarasota County Car Accident Lawyers will fight for the compensation you deserve and that you need to heal and recover. Request a free consultation to get started by calling us at 727-847-4878 .

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