Two children were flown to a local hospital in Sarasota after a bicycle accident.
According to Sarasota PD, a 3-year-old and a 5-year-old were in a wagon type device being pulled by their father and a bicycle. The bicycle hit the curb and the children were ejected.
Neither child was wearing a helmet or securely buckled in, police say.
2 children, ages unknown, both toddlers, each being transported by separate medical helicopters, for unknown injuries.— SarasotaPD (@SarasotaPD) June 20, 2019
Adult male was towing two children in a wagon type device using a bicycle. The bicycle hit the curb & the children were ejected. Turn lane at 17th/301 blocked https://t.co/JRsnIqXUn5 pic.twitter.com/EbjVEeV5Up
They were taken to the hospital by separate medical helicopters with unknown injuries.
Traffic Unit Officers were on scene reconstructing where the bicycle crash occurred at 17th St and US 301. The scene has cleared since then.