Englewood, Fl. -Two people died, and two others suffered severe injuries after a crash in Sarasota County on Monday evening, September 12th, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred just before 6:30 p.m. at Indiana Avenue and Artists Avenue in Englewood.
FHP said a 25-year-old man from Englewood was driving an SUV south on Indiana Avenue when another vehicle pulled out in front of him.
The second vehicle, also an SUV, was driven by a 73-year-old woman from Englewood with two passengers, a 68-year-old woman from Minnesota and a 68-year-old woman from North Dakota.
Reports indicate that the second SUV was at the stop sign on Artemis Avenue before the driver pulled out in front of the first SUV.
The first SUV crashed into the side of the second SUV, which turned onto its right side. Both SUVs came to a stop on Indiana Avenue.
The 73-year-old woman driving the second SUV and the 68-year-old woman from North Dakota were both pronounced dead on the scene. The other passenger in the second SUV was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
The 25-year-old man driving the first SUV suffered serious injuries, according to FHP.
According to FHP, all parties involved were wearing seatbelts.