Two Children Struck By Vehicle in North Port While Riding Bikes


NORTH PORT, Fl. – The North Port Police Department urged drivers to be cautious as schools are out in Sarasota County. This warning comes after two children riding their bikes were struck by a vehicle.

The collision occurred on Nimbus Drive Thursday afternoon, October 6th. The two children were transported from the scene. The driver has been identified. The investigation is ongoing.

DUI crash in Sarasota leaves one woman dead and five women injured.

SARASOTA, FL. Sarasota police are investigating a late Friday traffic crash that killed a woman inside the garage of a home near Lockwood Ridge Road and Bahia Vista Street.

Officers arrived at the 3100 block of Courtland Street around 11:30 p.m. on October 7th, responding to a reported crash of a vehicle into a home. When they arrived, officers discovered six women had been inside the home’s garage at the time of the crash.

One woman died at the scene, three were taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and two sustained minor injuries.

Jorge Luis Williams Denis, 29, was charged in the crash: with one count of DUI manslaughter, one count of vehicular homicide, one count of driving with no valid driver’s license resulting in death, and three counts of driving without a valid drivers’ license resulting in serious bodily injuries.