Pick-up truck crashes into restaurant on Siesta Key

Posted at 10:50 AM, Jul 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-04 09:11:57-04

UPDATE: The driver was identified as Ernest Fouraker, 62, from Pennsylvania. He is in serious condition at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Fouraker experienced a medical emergency while driving. 


SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Emergency crews are on the scene of where a pick-up truck went off the roadway and into a business on Siesta Key. 

Around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, the driver of a pick-up truck crashed into the front window of the Lobster Pot restaurant.

No one in the restaurant was injured. 

The driver was transported to a local hospital. No word on the driver's condition. A medical emergency is believed to be the cause of the incident. 

A dog was also reported to be in the pick-up truck and is OK.

The scene is under investigation.  

More information will be provided as it becomes available.