Orlando police officers are investigating an early morning accident involving a car that drove into a metal recycling center at 3 a.m. one recent morning. Police say that the woman driving the car drove it into the offices of the Brothers Scrap Metals public recycling center at 420 South Norton Avenue in Orlando. They say that the incident was recorded on video from the center’s surveillance camera. The video shows the office immediately prior and for a few moments after the car drove through the front of the building.
A motorcyclist is listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries after a recent motorcycle accident in Lakeland. Police say that the motorcyclist was injured when he tried to avoid striking a car that had pulled out in front of him on Lakeland Hills Boulevard. According to the Lakeland Police report, the 52-year-old victim was northbound in the inside lane of Lakeland Hills Boulevard when a car driven by a 24-year-old woman pulled directly into his path while she tried to make a left turn onto the boulevard.
One man was killed and three others injured recently in a horrific chain reaction accident involving three tractor-trailers, a Jeep and a passenger car. Florida Highway Patrol troopers described a very grim accident scene where the passenger car was wedged beneath one of the trailers and the Jeep was smashed between the two big rigs. Troopers say the accident occurred around 1:15 p.m. when one of the semis, driven by an Orlando man, rear-ended one of the passenger cars and drove it into the other vehicle. The force of impact then caused the truck to push the passenger vehicles into the other trucks.
A September 8 accident involving a school bus and a passenger car has sent two people to area hospitals with serious injuries. Accident investigators say the accident occurred around 6:05 a.m. at the intersection of Good Homes Road and Old Winter Garden Road in Orlando. There were no students on the bus at the time of the accident. While the investigation is still ongoing, it appears that the 32-year-old driver of the bus disobeyed a traffic signal and entered the intersection while he had a red light.
A 45-year-old Jupiter man was killed recently in an early morning motorcycle accident after a pickup truck pulled out in front of him. As reported in the Sun-Sentinel, the accident happened before dawn on Indiantown Road just west of Interstate 95 near Taylor Road. The FHP spokesperson, Lt. Frith, said that the victim was wearing a helmet and protective lenses when he was killed. One eastbound lane of Indiantown Road was closed for two hours after the motorcycle accident occurred.
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