Palm Bay police officers believe that the man who drove his car into two patrol cars on Nov. 26 was intoxicated at the time of the accident. The 61-year-old man suffered minor injuries in the accident, which occurred around 10 p.m. that evening. Police say he was traveling southbound on Babcock Street when he drove his pickup truck into the rear of one police car and pushed it into another, totaling one car and extensively damaging the other. Officers were assisting a driver with a disabled car when the accident occurred and were not injured in the collisions. The suspect was taken to a Palm Bay hospital for treatment, and police say that they expect to file charges against the driver, pending their investigation.
A 64-year-old Winter Springs woman was struck and killed recently in a pedestrian accident on Red Bug Lake Road. The nursing home resident was using her walker for safety and stability while walking along Red Bug Lake Road around 8:45 p.m. one recent evening when she was struck and killed by a 2000 Nissan driven by a 19-year-old Winter Springs man. Accident investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol say that the driver of the Nissan was eastbound on Red Bug Lake Road near Willa Springs Drive when his vehicle struck the victim. Troopers say that the victim was wearing dark clothing and was not in a crosswalk when she attempted to cross Red Bug Lake Road. Troopers said that they don’t expect to file charges against the driver in connection with this tragic accident. The victim was taken to Florida Hospital Altamonte, where she was pronounced dead from her injuries.
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