On Thursday, August 9th, members of the Orange County Fire Rescue team were part of the numerous emergency response individuals who responded to reports of an auto accident that had taken place along State Road 408, close to where the Alafaya Trail exit branches off of the roadway. Reports around the initial accident that resulted in the presence of emergency vehicles are not readily available, however the incident developed in an unusual way that has been recorded and reported on by both news agencies and the authorities involved.
Hit and Run
Members of the Florida Highway Patrol are among those investigating an incident that may or may not be a hit-and-run accident that happened on Wednesday, August 8th, along Old Cheney Highway in Orange County. Reports relating to the incident suggest that the Florida Highway Patrol first became involved in the incident after they were alerted by an unknown person regarding the presence of a man suffering from an apparent overdose along the side of the road.
On the morning of Wednesday, August 1st, the Florida Highway Patrol received reports of a hit-and-run accident that had taken place along the northbound lanes of Enterprise Road, close to where this street intersects with Volusia Avenue. A report from Sgt. Kim Montes, the spokesperson for the Florida Highway Patrol, indicates that the call came in from a witness to the crash and that this witness provided the police with comprehensive details around the incident.
A few weeks ago, we reported on a car accident that happened on Merritt Island and resulted in the death of one motorist and critical injury of another. At the time of our initial article, the official line from police working on Merritt Island was that the accident was an instance of road rage. Read the rest »
Police working with the Florida Highway Patrol just recently released a statement saying that a case from a month ago leapt forward towards conclusion after an individual believed to be behind a hit-and-run in Orlando handed himself in. The initial incident took place on June 27th, and resulted in the death of an individual riding a bicycle. Read the rest »
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is actively looking for the driver of a red car that was involved in a fatal Orlando area crash last weekend. The vehicle, which fled the scene, may be a Dodge Charger, although FHP cannot confirm that. Based on witness accounts, the vehicle has an ‘Endless Summer’ style license plate and a bumper sticker that says ‘Hammock Hippy’. Read the rest »
Police working on Merritt Island are engaged in a search for a person believed to be behind a hit-and-run fatality that happened this past Saturday, July 21st. The initial reports from the area indicated that the incident took place at an unspecified time in the afternoon as two vehicles were traveling down State Road 528, or the Beachline Expressway. Read the rest »
An incident that took place in Apopka this past Friday left police with the Apopka Police Department searching for a hit-and-run driver who ran a stop sign, struck a vehicle, and very nearly collided with a house. Initial reports from the Apopka Police Department indicate that the incident happened sometime in the afternoon of Friday, July 20th, and that they began at a stop sign located along Hawthorne Avenue. Read the rest »
A police search for the driver behind a hit-and-run incident in Melbourne ended in an unusual manner earlier on Friday after the victim in the case recognized the perpetrator while receiving treatment at local hospital. The official report from the Melbourne Police Department recounted how the incident, which happened very early on Friday morning, took place. It also included the circumstances surrounding the identification and arrest of the individual believed to be responsible. Read the rest »
Video taken by a concerned civilian was recently released by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office in relation to an incident that took place this past Sunday evening along a two-lane one-way road in Sarasota. The video, which was taken by a motorist several car lengths away from the incident in question, shows a motorcycle driving beside a grey Mazda. Read the rest »