A 21-year-old Kissimmee man, along with two others, was injured recently when a driver lost control of her car and crashed into an Amscot branch at 1021 Buenaventura Lakes Blvd. Florida Highway Patrol troopers investigating the accident say that the man was in the process of cashing his first paycheck at the check-cashing facility when the car burst through the side of the building and struck him. Two other people at the Amscot branch, a 23-year-old Orlando man and a 36-year-old Kissimmee woman, also suffered injuries in the accident.
Orlando motorcycle accident lawyer James O. Cunningham is urging all motorcyclists to ride defensively and exercise extra care after the second fatal accident within nearly a week on Curry Ford Road. On November 10, a 22-year-old man was killed when a sport utility vehicle violated his right of way by turning into his path. The most recent accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 18 when a 20-year-old rider was traveling east on Curry Ford Road and was cut off by a Hyundai Electra driven by a 66-year-old Orlando woman. Florida Highway Patrol troopers investigating the accident say that the woman was attempting to turn left from Pinebranch Drive onto Curry Ford when she turned directly into the motorcyclist’s path.
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.
Two men that were charged with a variety of crimes in connection with a string of auto burglaries will now face additional charges stemming from a high-speed chase and accidents they caused on the Florida Turnpike. Law enforcement officials who have been working on the car burglaries say that the two men belong to a burglary ring they have been calling “Felony Lane.” The driver of the car that led police on the chase and caused three accidents is 23-year-old male. He faces charges of resisting arrest, aggravated fleeing and eluding and three counts of leaving the scene of an accident with bodily injuries in addition to grand theft and auto burglary charges.
Orlando auto accident attorney James O. Cunningham would like to caution readers to be extra careful this summer while traveling on crowded Florida roadways and make sure to leave plenty of space between their vehicles and the vehicles in front of them. A series of collisions involving six cars on Interstate 4 near the intersection with Sand Lake Road has resulted in two people being treated in local hospitals with serious injuries. Florida Highway Patrol troopers issued citations to three drivers involved in the accidents, which occurred shortly after 4 a.m. one recent morning.
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 recent central Florida motorcycle accident has claimed the life of a 19-year-old former student and football player at Lake Brantley High School. The accident remains under investigation, but police say it occurred on the evening of July 12. Investigators say a car heading south on North Hunt Club Boulevard in Seminole County attempted to turn left onto Winchester Place, turning in front of the man riding a Suzuki who was traveling north. The motorcyclist did not have time to take evasive action and struck the side of the car.
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An article published recently in the Orlando Sentinel describes a hit-and-run pedestrian accident that claimed the life of a 16-year-old Leesburg High student from Okahumpka. A car hit the young man as he walked along County Road 33 on October 4 while talking to his girlfriend on his cell phone. After the pedestrian accident, the victim was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he died when taken off life support. Read the rest »
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