A Florida motorcycle crash involving three motorcycles and a total of six people sent two to the hospital last weekend. The accident happened when two of the motorcycles crashed on an on ramp, causing their passengers to be thrown from the vehicles. The one passenger was a 36 year old male, the other a 40 year old woman. The woman was transported to a nearby hospital and treated for what police have listed as ‘moderate injuries’. Read the rest »
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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.
Rainy weather is being blamed for a recent Orlando motor vehicle accident that sliced a car in half. According to Melbourne, Florida police, the single-car crash happened around 4:00 pm on NASA Boulevard near the Orlando – Melbourne International Airport. The police believe that the rain-covered roads caused the vehicle to hydroplane before hitting a pole nearby Eddie Allen Road. Paramedics rushed to the scene and took the victim, who was conscious, to the hospital. Nobody else is reported to having been injuring during the incident.
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.
A 36-year-old man from North Carolina named Timothy Jacob Foxworth was in Wildwood on Sunday, visiting to his parents who live in The Villages, when he was involved in an incident that resulted in both DUI and hit-and-run charges. The Wildwood Police Department issued a statement regarding the events that led to this situation, beginning with Foxworth’s decision to borrow his dad’s golf cart in order to travel from his parent’s house to a bar located at Brownwood Square. It is believed that at this point in time Foxworth was traveling alone. Read the rest »
A Friday afternoon accident on a Marion County stretch of I-75 has resulted in the death of at least one individual, the hospitalization of several others, and a traffic jam that stretched for miles. Scant information currently exists regarding the incident, and authorities will wait to release further details until all victims are identified and their next of kin informed. This being said, the Florida Highway Patrol’s spokesperson, Lt. Patrick Riodan, did issue a cursory statement regarding the crash that discusses all currently available details.
On Tuesday, a man was struck and killed by a passing car while attempting to help a family trapped in their SUV after an accident on a Volusia County stretch of Interstate 95. According to Sgt. Kim Montes, spokesperson for the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident occurred close to mile marker 277. A red car of unknown make was traveling northbound around 1:30 in the morning when it attempted to change lanes. In doing so, the driver of the red car either failed to calculate, or simply did not care about, the distance between it and the Toyota SUV located in the new lane.
A sergeant with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office was arrested on Tuesday evening after colliding with a stop sign and a pedestrian crosswalk bridge near Disney World. The Florida Highway Patrol issued a report on the incident that indicates that 46-year-old Timothy Michael Craig was behind the wheel of his Toyota Tundra when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed. When the FHP arrived at the scene around 9:45 at night, they found Craig inside of his car where it came to a stop against the pedestrian bridge spanning Buena Vista Drive and Broadway.
One person was reported injured after hitting another vehicle and crashing into a community recreation center. According to local law enforcement, the accident happened in the early evening in Daytona Beach. A female driver was driving her Hyundai when she lost control, hit another vehicle and then crashed into the First Baptist Church Youth Rec Center located at 115 North Ridgewood Avenue.
An Orlando teen was killed over the weekend in a hit and run crash. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the 17 year old was walking east on the paved shoulder of Orange Blossom Trail, near Hope Street, in Osceola County when he was hit and killed by an eastbound vehicle. Read the rest »