MANATEE — A 72-year-old Myakka City man suffered a heart attack Wednesday while driving his car in the parking lot of a Manatee County PetSmart.
The medical emergency, which sent the victim to Manatee Memorial Hospital in critical condition, occurred at 1:34 p.m. at 4425 14th St. W., according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.
After suffering cardiac arrest, the victim lost control of his vehicle, a 2013 Toyota Avalon, and hit a tree, the report stated.
The man’s passenger, a 50-year-old Bradenton woman, was not injured.
No charges were filed in the case.