Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
Cruise ship giant Carnival has once again found themselves in hot water after a fatal drowning accident aboard one of their luxury liners claimed the life of a decorated military member this past Friday near Port Everglades in Broward County.
On Saturday, June 15th, police working within Daytona Beach received reports about a car vs. pedestrian accident that had taken place along Nova Road. According to the report filed by the Daytona Beach Police Department, the incident happened sometime during the night, although the initial updates on the story did not mention the specific time. What we do know is that the pedestrian was a 49-year-old who was crossing the road on foot when a black Nissan Maxima approached the area.
This past weekend, the El Monterey corporation issued a recall affecting over 246,000 pounds of their popular frozen breakfast wraps and burritos. The company stated that this recall came as the direct result of fears from the El Monterey corporation that their product may have been contaminated with small objects. Specifically, the corporation said that the objects one might now expect to find in certain types of its breakfast offerings were small rocks.
Fans of the pasta company called Ragú received a surprise when the company that owns Ragú, Mizkan America, issued a broad recall on a large swath of its product line over fears of contamination. In an announcement made on Saturday, June 15th, Mizkan America believes that there is a chance that a number of their products may contain slivers or splinters of plastic. While the company said that no consumer complaints or issues have yet been reported, and that the recall was made out of a desire to be overly-cautious, the fact remains that there are an untold number of people who have purchased Ragú sauces who remain unaware as to the potential health hazards.
On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, a single-engine airplane crashed into Lake Maitland near Orlando, killing both the pilot and passenger – two South Carolina men who were aboard aircraft at the time of the accident.
On the last day of May, an accident took place along the eastern lanes of State Road 54 in Pasco County, close to the city of Tampa, that resulted in numerous injuries. A little more than a week after the side-impact collision took place, one of those involved died as a result of the injuries they sustained. What we know so far is that the accident involved several cars and numerous people. While all of the individuals involved suffered injuries as a result, it is believed that only one person’s injuries were particularly severe. This individual is the one who later died.
Police within Orange County were on hand to respond to reports of a single car accident that took place along Pine Hills Road, close to where this road intersects with Balboa Drive. The crash happened on Monday, June 10th, sometime early in the morning. The reports from News 6 did not specify at what time during the morning the accident is believed to have taken place, but it is likely that it was prior to 7:30am.
An accident that took place involving a motorcycle in Clearwater, just outside of Tampa, is still under investigation as police from the Clearwater Police Department attempt to put all the pieces together to uncover just what took place to result in the crash and subsequent injuries. According to the report form the Clearwater Police Department, the incident happened on Thursday, June 6th, at the intersection of South Fort Harrison Avenue and Turner Street.
A series of crashes that took place in and around Holly Hill is believed to be the result of several teenagers attempting to flee from a traffic stop. Reports from the Holly Hill Police Department stated that the incident began after an officer clocked a car traveling with excessive speed down the eastern lanes of the 500 block of 8th Street.
Police within Volusia County believe that the death of a motorcyclist on Monday, June 10th, was caused by an errant strike of lightning. According to the reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident took place around 3:00 in the afternoon, close to mile marker 271 on an Ormond Beach section of Interstate 95.