SARASOTA – Florida Highway Patrol reported an accident that happened Tuesday morning on Beneva Road which  resulted in fatal injury and a 16-year-old girl in serious condition.

The 18 year old driver lost control of the SUV, drove over the median curb and then collided with a tree.

FHP reported the 18-year-old woman driving the car was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash, and the 16-year-old passenger was taken to a local hospital for emergency treatment of serious injuries.