A crash near at the intersection of Edgewater Drive and Edgewater Shores Court in the Lockhart area sent five men to the hospital Thursday night. Police report that a Chevrolet SUV driven by Joseph Salustro, of Orlando, was travelling west on Edgewater Shores Court when he drove over railroad tracks and lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle struck a van driven by 23-year-old Christopher Greaney, who was sitting at the stop sign at the intersection of Edgewater Drive and Edgewater Shores Court.
A late night crash on County Road 427 has resulted in the death of one Altamonte Springs man, according to Florida Law Enforcement. The accident happened at 11 p.m. Wednesday night, when a 2015 Infiniti SUV driven by Raymond Williams, left the road and struck a culvert. He subsequently struck trees after hitting the culvert, and his vehicle caught fire. Williams was pulled from the burning vehicle, but died at the scene of the accident, which is still under investigation at this time.
Orlando recently installed the 31.5-mile SunRail light rail, which starts in Volusia County and runs through Seminole County and into south Orange County. It takes riders across region, allowing them to leave their cars at home. But recently there have been some problems, as automobiles and light rail trains keep having accidents.
Thirty-year old Jonathan Steve Diaz wanted to make a new life for himself in Florida. He was raised in New York City, but moved to Orlando six months ago with his girlfriend and her two children. He had gotten a job at Disney World and had been reunited with family members who lived in the area.
Florida has a large cruise industry that employs thousands of people. Last year, 17.6 million people sailed from ports in North American, many of them leaving from locations in Florida. Most of the ships travel to Mexico or ports of call in the Caribbean. These ships give people a unique experience to see some of the most beautiful tropical places in the world, and the opportunity to relax and unwind under the supervision of professional sailors.
A devastating hit-and-run accident caused a grandmother to grieve uncontrollably for her lost grandchild. According to media reports, Amy Greenman said she had been shot by a purse snatcher and her sister died in the 9/11 attacks. But nothing, she said, compares to the loss she felt after her 4-year-old granddaughter was killed.
The driver of a vehicle that lost control and struck a guardrail on I-4 in the early hours of Friday morning was pronounced dead at the dead, according to Florida Law Enforcement. Ashleigh Maria Plazas, 22, of Orlando, Florida was driving westbound on I-4 just east of the Fairbanks curve, when her 1999 Toyota Camry struck a concrete barrier and a guardrail, then turned over twice before heading down an embankment and stopping to rest on its top at the bottom.
The driver of the vehicle that struck and fatally injured a 61-year-old man Tuesday night in Orange County has been identified. Jorge Prado, a 20-year-old from Orlando was driving on Sandlake Road around 9 p.m. when he encountered the 61-year-old man. The unidentified victim was trying to cross the road, but not at an intersection or crosswalk. His name has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Parents should be responsible when they are taking care of their children. They have to make sure not to place them in danger and should take extra precautions to guarantee their safety.
Law enforcement officers have a tough job. They help people who are in need and put their lives at risk. As a case in point…