According to recently released details surrounding a deadly auto accident in Palm Beach County, one high school student was killed and three others suffered serious injuries early Tuesday morning after a vehicle crashed into a small group of teenagers along Crestwood Boulevard. Read the rest »
Members of the Miami Beach Police Department are currently investigating the exact cause of a fatal auto accident that happened at a popular pizza place Wednesday evening which claimed the life of one individual and seriously injured six others. Read the rest »
An early morning auto accident involving six vehicles severely injured three individuals this past Tuesday along Interstate 10 near Ponce De Leon in Walton County, according to preliminary reports from troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol. Read the rest »
According to preliminary incident reports from the first responders with the Florida Highway Patrol, a 47-year-old woman from Lake Panasoffkee sustained fatal injuries Tuesday evening during an auto accident involving multiple vehicles along County Road 470 in Sumter County. Read the rest »
Customers of a bank located within Central Florida were standing in line on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 8th, when an extremely unexpected car accident occurred. It is usual for people standing in a line inside of a building to look out for other individuals attempting to cut into the line. However, it is not typical for patrons standing inside of a building to pay attention to vehicles pulling into the nearby parking lot. Read the rest »
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.
The American Automobile Association, more commonly known as AAA, recently released a statement regarding headlights & auto accident prevention that should be an item of interest to anyone who travels along the road. This report, released sometime in early December, concerns some new test results that the organization compiled relating to headlights that are cloudy or yellow-tinted.
Shortly before 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, two women traveling on I-95 were injured when their vehicle slammed into the back of a stopped Florida Highway Patrol cruiser. Trooper Ronald Roberts had just finished working a previous accident in the area and was almost ready to head back out onto the interstate at the time of the crash. All three were taken to area hospitals with serious injuries, however none of the injuries appears to be life-threatening.
Three Kissimmee residents were injured recently in three separate auto accidents on Interstate 4 and Sand Lake Road. Police say that the first accident began when a 1997 Saturn driven by a 23-year-old Ocklawaha woman attempted to merge onto I-4 from an onramp but abruptly changed lanes and drove into the path of a 1980 Toyota Corolla driven by a 19-year-old Kissimmee man. Shortly thereafter, a 22-year-old Kissimmee woman driving a 1999 Mazda slowed to avoid colliding with the wreckage and was rear-ended by a 2011 Toyota Camry driven by a 57-year-old Orlando man.
Florida legislators are scheduled to review at least six bills in the coming year that target distracted driving in general and texting while driving in particular. James O. Cunningham and other Orlando personal injury lawyers are hopeful that Florida will finally pass substantive distracted driving laws, but their optimism is tempered by lawmakers’ repeated failures in recent years to adopt such laws protecting Floridians. Currently, Florida is one of only 15 states that do not have laws that ban drivers from using their cell phones to talk, text and send and receive messages while driving, despite irrefutable evidence that using these devices sharply increases the likelihood of accidents.
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