A 59-year-old person from Ocala died in Marion County this past Saturday after they were involved in a crash. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol reported that the individual was walking his bike along the inside of the southern lane of U.S. 441 close to 11:00 at night when the pedestrian accident took place.
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Recently, officers with the Florida Highway Patrol and the Orlando Police Department joined with the loved ones of people who had died as a result of hit-and-run accidents to plead with the drivers behind hit-and-run accidents to stop fleeing from crash sites. This comes as part of a month-long effort by the Florida Highway Patrol and the Orlando Police Department to reduce the number of hit-and-run crashes that happen in Central Florida as well as throughout the rest of the state.
The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested a person believed to be responsible for a multi-vehicle collision in Lake County that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist in April of last year. According to this update to an older story, the initial incident took place in Lake County, shortly after midnight, on the 1st of April, 2018.
An early morning crash on Wednesday, January 23rd, resulted in police searching for, and ultimately capturing, an individual believed to be behind the fatal hit-and-run. According to reports from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, the incident took place around 12:15 in the morning, along State Road 520, and close to the intersection of S.R. 520 and Varr Avenue.
Deputies with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office are currently trying to locate and apprehend an individual who was driving an SUV when they collided with a young person and then fled the scene of the accident. Reports from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office indicate that it was on Sunday, January 13th, when these events occurred. At the time of this writing, it is not known if the police have managed to progress at all with the investigation.
A woman from Tampa was arrested and charged with a DUI on the day before Christmas Eve in Hillsborough County. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol state that the drunk driver accident began shortly after 2:30 in the morning, as a couple were traveling within a 2009 Kia Spectra down an inside southern lane of North Florida Avenue. The report did not state where the two individuals were coming from, but based on the breathalyzer results it seems safe to say that wherever it was had plenty of alcohol to offer.
UPDATE: Early in October, we reported on the rear-end collision between a deputy with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and a civilian driving a pickup truck. This collision, which was the result of circumstances that remain somewhat murky, resulted in the death of the civilian. The officer involved was allowed to return to duty. A month later, on November 6th, this same officer was once again involved in a rear-end crash. While no one in this second crash lost their lives, there was still significant damage done to several vehicles as well as injuries sustained by several people who were involved in the incident.
Several vehicles were involved in a Hillsborough County crash on January 3rd that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. Reports from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office state that the incident happened just after 7:45 in the morning, close to the intersection of Dacca Drive and Madison Avenue.
A violent three-car crash that happened along a stretch of U.S. 301 in Pasco County left one Tampa resident dead and several other individuals suffering from minor injuries. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident took place on Wednesday, January 2nd, close to 6:30 in the morning, as many drivers were making their ways back to work after a long holiday weekend.
Officials with the Florida Highway Patrol working within Marion County have issued a statement regarding a fatal auto accident that took place along U.S. 441 on Saturday, December 29th. The reports indicate that the incident happened shortly after midnight, and that it involved at least three separate vehicles.