29-year-old man injured in Venice crash


VENICE, Fl. – FHP advised that a 29-year-old Sarasota man was critically injured Tuesday night, January 31st when he was struck by a car in Venice.

The man was attempting to cross U.S. 41 on foot near Shamrock Avenue late in the evening.

A 61-year-old Port Charlotte man, driving a sedan, was heading south on U.S. 41 when he hit the pedestrian who was crossing the road, according to authorities.

The pedestrian suffered critical injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.