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Englewood teenager seriously injured in single-vehicle car accident

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Posted at 8:58 AM, Jan 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-07 08:59:48-05

A 17-year-old boy was listed in serious condition following a single-car crash on Jacaranda Boulevard in Sarasota County Friday night, officials said.

The incident occurred on Jacaranda Blvd near Englewood Road shortly before midnight .

Todd Park, 17, of Englewood, was driving a 2000 Toyota 4Runner southbound on Jacaranda in the right lane approaching Englewood Road when the vehicle traveled off the road, a Florida Highway Patrol said. 

The 4Runner spun, overturned and hit a tree. 

Park was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital for treatment.

No skid marks were found at the scene, the FHP report said. 

Alcohol was not a factor in the accident.