On this blog, we frequently write about accidents involving cars striking cars, cars striking pedestrians, cars striking motorcyclists, and cars striking buildings. Rarely, however, do we write about an incident where a building is the one colliding with a car. This is exactly what happened towards the end of October, when a shed became loosened from the ties that bound it to a trailer and it fell onto a car traveling down State Road 417. Read the rest »
An auto accident involving an Orange County sheriff’s deputy that took place close to Windermere is under investigation by Orange County officials. Preliminary reports from these same entities suggest that the incident happened very early on the morning of Thursday, August 29th, and involved several vehicles.
Reports from the Orlando Police Department are currently lacking much information regarding a car accident that took place on the morning of Tuesday, July 30th, that involved numerous vehicles, including one being driven by an officer with the Orlando Police Department. At this time, what we know is that the crash took place in the eastern lanes of State Road 408, although the exact time of day that the crash took place is not clear, nor is the condition of any of the individuals who were involved in the accident.
A car accident that took place within the city of DeLand resulted in one person being rushed to the hospital for treatment of injuries that were deemed critical. At the time of this writing, much of the information relating to the accident remains obscured within the investigative efforts of the DeLand Police Department, but some reports have been issued from both this entity and various news outlets that provide some detail on what exactly happened to cause the incident.
Officers working within Fernandina Beach are currently searching for an individual believed to be driving a light-colored Jeep Wrangler with a black canvas top that is responsible for an unusual hit-and-run that took place during the afternoon of Friday, April 26th. At this time (close to 4:30pm) an unnamed individual was sunbathing at Peters Point Park beach. This beach, which is located off of South Fletcher Avenue, stands in a part of Amelia Island which is unincorporated. Because of its location, it is a popular spot for locals to go and relax in the sand and the sun, which is exactly what the sunbather was doing.
Reports are beginning to emerge regarding a fatal single-car crash that happened within the city of Apopka on Wednesday, March 6th. While it is not believed that more than one vehicle was involved, it does appear that at least one person was killed and another badly injured after the car they were in crashed and erupted into flames.
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.
Numerous people were injured and hospitalized after an incident that happened this past Wednesday in Orange County. According to reports from the Orange County Fire Rescue service, it was close to 8:00 in the evening when numerous vehicles became helplessly intertwined along Narcoossee Road, close to where this street crosses Sanctuary Crossing Road. While the report from the Orange County Fire Rescue did not offer many details relating to the circumstances around the collision, it does seem apparent that the auto accident was a serious one and that numerous people suffered from injuries as a result.
According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, a two-car crash left three people injured. The July 31st accident happened at the intersection of Highway 27 and Highway 98 in Frostproof, Florida. Based on the police report, it seems that a 35-year-old female was driving her 2000 Pontiac Sunfire west on Highway 98 and, while attempting to turn left onto Highway 27 south, ran through a red light. As she went through the intersection, she was struck on the driver’s side by an oncoming white 2017 Nissan Rogue driven by a 26-year-old male.
This past Friday, July 20th, an individual was driving a car with members of his family down northbound Interstate 4, inside of Volusia County, when he suffered from a heart attack. According to reports from the Volusia County Police Department, the person was behind the wheel of a Chevy SUV. Inside of the car were the driver and numerous others, all relatives. Read the rest »
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