A car crash involving a single vehicle in Kissimmee Florida on Friday morning is currently under investigation by authorities as they seek to discover exactly what happened to cause a vehicle parked in the lot of Vine Street’s 192 Flea Market to crash into the building itself. Pictures from the site show a white Toyota sedan poking out of the flea market’s wall while several members of the fire department stand by and assess the damage. Read the rest »
Construction along I-4 in central Florida has been going on for several years. The construction, officially called the I-4 Ultimate Project, was proposed and approved as a plan to ease up on the tremendous traffic congestion seen on the highway. Read the rest »
At an unspecified time on Friday, deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of a burglary at a home located along Sweet Heather Lane in Ocoee. While the specific details of the initial report on the burglary are not known, it seems that the deputies arrived in time to discover the burglars as they were starting to leave the home. Read the rest »
Hurricane Irma swept through Florida and, as expected, left a trail of destruction in its wake. While the full extent of the damage from the unprecedented storm has yet to be discovered, it is commonly known that numerous downed wires and fallen utility poles have left large parts of the state without power. Read the rest »
A head-on collision along State Road 60 in south Osceola County this past Sunday resulted in the death of one individual and the hospitalization of another. The Florida Highway Patrol, speaking about the event, said that it occurred close to 10:20 in the evening, when an individual named Natasha Johnson Smith, a 27-year-old resident of Spring Hill, began attempting to pass drivers ahead of them on State Road 60. Read the rest »
In a tragic accident last Monday evening in Okaloosa County, former Florida state Senator Greg Evers, 62, was involved in a fatal single-car accident near his farm in Baker. Read the rest »
A Central Florida couple were injured last weekend when a barbecue grill they were transporting exploded in their rented SUV. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the couple had the grill in the back of their red Kia Sorento and were traveling near the entrance of the Central Florida Fairgrounds near Colonial Drive and Pete Parrish Boulevard. Read the rest »
Last Friday night, police in Marion County began pursuing the 26-year-old Wildwood resident Jacquard Cuyler as he sped away from the would-be captors in his Volkswagen Jetta. Although the initial reason for the police’s chase of Cuyler is not part of the official report from the Marion County deputies, the results of Cuyler’s reckless and dangerous behavior are well documented in the official report. Read the rest »
Last weekend, as 33-year-old male from Kissimmee, Florida was driving a Mack truck loaded with scrap metal was negotiating a curve on Interstate 4 near the State Road 528 exit, he somehow lost control of his truck. The truck swerved, hit the guardrail and overturned. The impact caused a nearly 7,000 pound metal pipe that the truck was carrying to fly off and tumble off the overpass, where some landed directly on the roof of a Pontiac van being driven by a 36 year old Orlando native.
An SUV carrying eight people flipped over while travelling along U.S. 192 in Osceola County late Sunday night. According to the Florida Highway Patrol’s report, the crash occurred around 11:45 p.m., close to where U.S. 192 intersects with Deer Park Road. Based on the evidence they have been able to compile, the Florida Highway Patrol stated that an unnamed 40-year-old woman was behind the wheel of a 2002 Toyota Sequoia when the treads on one of the rear tires suddenly separated.