Either on or close to September 9th, police with the Florida Highway Patrol working with Orange County responded to reports of an auto accident along State Road 417. It is not clear who called the police regarding the crash, and it is possible that the collision was discovered by a passing Florida Highway Patrol member who was on patrol at the time. When the Florida Highway Patrol and other first responders (including EMTs, paramedics, and members of the Orange County Fire and Rescue service) reached the location indicated, they found a single car that was lying on its roof close to the off ramp that led from State Road 417 to Colonial Drive (also known as Exit 34).
An investigation remains underway into an incident that took place in Orange County this past Tuesday, September 4th, that left at least one car in a badly damaged state. It is not immediately clear if any people were injured as a result of the auto accident, and it is also not known whether or not more than one car was damaged.
Two individuals found themselves in a precarious situation on Sunday, September 2nd, after the car in which they were traveling ran off of the road and crashed into a retention pond in the Orange County city of Orlando. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicate that it was early in the morning, close to 4:30, and the two were traveling down John Young Parkway, close to where this road intersects with Taft Vineland Road.
Members of the Florida Highway Patrol recently released most of the known facts relating to an incident that took place in Orange County on Tuesday, August 21st, and resulted in the death of a 52-year-old man. The report indicates that the auto accident happened around 5:45, and that it involved at least three vehicles that were traveling down Avalon Road and/or Schofield Road, close to or at the location where these roads intersect. This intersection is also near to the Orange County city of Winter Garden.
A 57-year-old male is in serious condition after being hit on Interstate 95 near State Road exit 524. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the man had exited his vehicle in order to retrieve a ladder that fallen out of his pickup truck when he was hit by a 2016 Dodge SUV. He remains in serious condition. Read the rest »
A tragic car crash claimed the lives of two young teenage men this past Thursday afternoon when they were involved in a single-vehicle rollover accident in Orange County, just east of U.S. Highway 441. Read the rest »
The Florida Highway Patrol has issued a report on a Thursday afternoon crash in the Orange County city of Apopka that resulted in numerous injuries and at least one fatality. The crash took place close to 5:00pm and involved only one vehicle. The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the incident and assisted with the initial investigation into the reasons behind the fatal crash. At the time of this writing, the investigation is still underway, although it is believed that charges are currently pending against one of the individuals involved. Read the rest »
Officers with the Melbourne Police Department were called in to the scene of a rear-end collision that took place several weeks ago on a Monday in Brevard County. The official report paints a strange picture as it seems that one of the individuals involved in the two-car incident quickly became belligerent and aggressive towards the other person involved and law enforcement officials. Read the rest »
A frightening incident occurred in Brevard County this past Wednesday when two civilian cars that appeared to be involved in a high-speed chase caused a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Turtlemound Road and Aurora Road. Read the rest »
A recent study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that the road danger posed by drowsy drivers is much higher than before believed. The study, which was released last Thursday, was compiled using data gathered from over 3,500 individuals throughout the US from October of 2010 until December of 2013. These individuals all agreed to have cameras placed within their cars as well as other recording equipment, and during the course of the study 701 car crashes were recorded and then examined. Read the rest »