In an extremely bizarre accident involving modern “vaping,” a man from Naples, Florida suffered significant burns and internal injuries after his e-cigarette exploded while he was using it. The e-cigarette, which vaporizes nicotine for inhalation using a heated liquid solution, malfunctioned and burst in the man’s mouth, causing his face, lungs, and throat to be severely burned.
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In an unfortunate incident on Interstate 95 near Ormond Beach, a man was killed in a tragic car accident. The crash, which took place in the afternoon on Thursday, January 28th, 2016, occurred roughly halfway between the State Road 40 and U.S. 1 overpasses, appears to have occurred when the man’s vehicle left the highway for unknown reasons.
Early on Thursday, January 28th, 2016, a woman was killed in a crash that occurred on Pines Boulevard and 114th avenue in Pembroke Pines. The woman, 24-year-old Jessica Lee Bonilla of Miami Lakes, ran a red light at the intersection and entered the path of a Pembroke Pines officer’s eastbound Chevy Tahoe police SUV. The officer involved was identified as night shift Officer Olayemi Okegbola, who was not currently on his way to a call when the incident occurred.
Two separate auto accidents occurred on the afternoon of January 26th, due to a wrong-way driver on State Road 528 in the Orlando area. A 78-year-old male driving a white GMC pickup truck at entered the expressway at approximately mile marker 24 driving westbound in the eastbound lanes. A two-vehicle accident occurred near the on ramp when two vehicles collided trying to avoid the GMC. The driver continued westbound where another single vehicle accident occurred near mile marker 21. In all, the truck traveled over 8 miles before being pulled over by the Florida Highway Patrol. The man’s family was contacted and came to pick him up.
A series of auto accidents on I-95 on Thursday sent traffic to a crawl and resulted in one fatality according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The first incident occurred around 8 a.m. near the County Road 210 interchange. A pickup truck loaded with construction supplies overturned, scattering nails, screws and other tire-piercing debris across the highway. It is not known at this time what caused the truck to turn over, but crews worked quickly to clear the debris before it caused further accidents.
Anything that seems dangerous or prone to malfunction is commonly referred to as a “death trap.” This is exactly the term apartment dwellers at the Ocean King Apartments in Northern Miami used to describe the rickety elevator in their building. Residents reported that the elevator would often stop on the wrong floor, get stuck in between floors, or that the buttons would not work. Many of them refused to take the elevator altogether and opted for the stairs. Unfortunately for the family of repair man Danilo Perez, 46, the elevator lived up to its reputation, taking Perez’s life in a tragic accident on January 5th.
In the early morning of Sunday, December 27, 2015, a horrific three-vehicle crash led to the death of one person and the severe injury of three others. The incident occurred around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning, at the intersection of Orange Camp Road and Martin Luther King Boulevard in DeLand.
On December 31, 2015, a 47-year-old man and his three passengers – all family – were killed in a wrong-way crash incident on I-95. The unfortunate New Year’s Eve accident happened in Miami-Dade County in the interstate’s northbound express lane when a young woman drove her truck south toward three northward sedans.
A Panama City Police officer is being cited for "following too closely" by the Florida Highway Patrol after a wreck on the afternoon of Monday, January 4th. It happened about 4:15 p.m. near the intersection of 18th street and Danford Avenue in Panama City.