A 70-year-old Bradenton man was seriously injured in a crash troopers believe involved alcohol Thursday night.
The man was driving a 2010 Acura TL west on County Road 780 in Sarasota County just west of the intersection with Paleo Drive shortly after 11:30 p.m. Thursday when the vehicle left the roadway onto the north shoulder, according to Florida Highway Patrol reports.
The vehicle continued on the shoulder, and eventually struck a tree, causing the vehicle to rotate, according to the report.
The driver was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital where he was treated for serious injuries.
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The FHP report indicates alcohol may be related to the crash. The crash remains under investigation and charges are pending.