Sarasota police investigating hit-and-run involving motorcyclist

Sarasota County

Sarasota Police Department

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – The Sarasota Police Department is currently investigating a hit-and-run accident involving a motorcyclist.

The crash closed southbound US 301 between 21st Street and 18th Street.

Sarasota police believed a vehicle rear-ended another vehicle and that vehicle hit a motorcyclist. One suspected driver is speaking with officers while police are currently searching for the other driver.

The motorcyclist was taken to Sarasota Memorial.

A spokesperson with the Sarasota Police Department says the motorcyclist is expected to survive. SPD is still searching for the driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash.

At this time drivers are advised to avoid the area as police investigate the incident.

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