Florida State Student Dies After Being Struck by an Officer’s SUV in Collier County
A GoFundMe account has recently been created to assist the family of a 19-year-old pedestrian who sustained fatal injuries after he was struck by the SUV of a Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputy while walking through a gas station parking lot early Sunday morning. Read the rest »
Critical Injuries Sustained in Orlando Hit-and-Run
A 21-year-old was hospitalized after a hit-and-run accident that happened along Alafaya Trail on Saturday, October 6th. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident took place very late at night or early on Sunday morning.
Unmarked Patrol Car Involved in Orlando High Speed Chase
Law enforcement officers travel at high-rates of speed during a pursuit or when they are responding to an emergency. They use emergency lights and take precautions, but accidents can happen. And when they do, people can be injured.
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Florida Officials Plan Overhaul of Notoriously Hazardous Intersection
A notoriously dangerous intersection on County Road 46-A that has been the scene of at least 60 auto accidents in the last three years is going to be reconfigured, according to Seminole County officials. The intersection of Hartwell Avenue and County Road 46-A in Sanford is near two schools and hundreds of homes and apartments and has been a major concern for area residents for years. One nearby resident, Sonja Reddick, hears and sees accidents at the intersection on a regular basis.
“I’ve witnessed a whole bunch. I can sit in my house and hear, ‘Crash!’ I know what happened,” she said recently after learning about the planned overhaul.
FHP Requests Help From Public on Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident
Florida Highway Patrol officers are requesting that those who may have seen a recent fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident come forward with any information they may have. Accident investigators say that the accident occurred near the intersection of Semoran and Old Cheney Highway in east Orange County. They say an adult male pedestrian was crossing Semoran east-to-west when he was struck and killed by a black Jeep Wrangler. They say that after the jeep struck the man, the driver immediately fled the scene to avoid taking responsibility.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a vehicle accident, call toll-free at 1-888-FLA-Auto (1-888-352-2886).
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