A fatal accident occurred Sunday evening near the Sarasota Kennel Club near the intersection of DeSoto Road and University Parkway. The accident happened when Andrew Davis Truex, 34, was traveling westbound on University Parkway. He lost control just after crossing the railroad tracks. When he lost control, he crossed the median, hit a tree and then hit an SUV.
The three people within the SUV, Patricia Bailey, 78, Kenneth Davidson, 44, and Kaye Swan, 70, were injured and taken to local hospitals. One of the three, Kenneth Davidson, was taken as a trauma alert victim to Blake Medical Center. The other two were taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries.
The driver who lost control of his vehicle, Andrew Davis Truex, was killed in the crash.