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Fatal Accident Closes I-75 South of Sarasota


Posted on Aug 01, 2013

Interstate 75 has reopened following a recent closure due to an investigation of a fatal accident. The accident occurred late Friday night. According to FHP, a pedestrian was walking along the interstate when a car hit him. All Northbound lanes on I-75 were shut down for quite a while.

The pedestrian is known as 23 year old Saul Jimenez-Garay. He was knocked down by one car and then run over by a second car. Both cars pulled over at the scene. The drivers of the vehicles were not injured. There is no word as to why Saul Jimenez-Garay was walking on the Interstate. 

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