28-year-old Palmetto resident succumbs to fatal accident close to US 301, Florida authorities report


Manatee County-FL A 28-year-old Palmetto resident lost his life in a solo-car accident on Monday afternoon, as reported by the Florida Highway Patrol.

The incident took place at 2:55 p.m. Monday, March 20th, at the intersection of Erie Road and U.S. Route 301.

The man was operating a sedan, heading south on Erie Road, when he inadvertently crossed the median, veered off the roadway, and collided with a pair of sizable concrete pipes.

According to the FHP, the individual was airlifted to a medical facility with severe injuries.

Authorities are continuing to examine the circumstances surrounding the collision.