Intersection reopens after Sarasota crash

UPDATE: The intersection of Circus Boulevard and Beneva Road has reopened. Police now saw the accident involved a two-person scooter, not a motorcycle.

PREVIOUS STORY: SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – Sarasota police are on scene at a vehicle versus motorcycle accident. The accident occurred at the intersection of Circus Boulevard and Beneva Road Thursday.

One person was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Circus and Beneva intersection is closed. That’s causing congestion at Frutiville and Beneva, police said.

Drivers should avoid the area until around 6 p.m. if possible. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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