On Monday morning, a hit-and-run accident occurred in Orlando, on I-4, close to Michigan Street. A few moments later, the car involved, a four-door Chevrolet, took a turn too fast, flipped, and crashed into a pole at Michigan Street and Woods Avenue. According to the Florida Highway patrol, two women and a boy crawled out of the upside-down vehicle as it ignited in flames. The trio then climbed into another car which was at the scene and fled.
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On Saturday night, Jean Luckner Camille, 43, of Orlando, was a passenger in the 2007 Chrysler 300 being driven by the 49-year-old Marie Etiene, also of Orlando, as Etiene drove the car north on Rio Grande Avenue in Orange County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson, Sgt. Kim Montes, Etiene suddenly lost control of the vehicle, swerved into the southbound lane, crossed over the sidewalk, and crashed into a fence with a concrete pillar.
Soon after 10:30 on Wednesday night, Orlando police were called to the intersection of East Landstreet Road and Boggy Creek Road south of State Road 528. What they found there was a mangled motorcycle that had crashed into a semi-truck. The accident, which occurred along East Landstreet’s 2400 block, close to Orlando’s International Airport, was particularly gruesome, and the driver of the motorcycle was unable to be identified along race or age boundaries.
Close to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday night, a 67-year-old man was crossing County Road 419 and Eighth Street, near Chuluota in Seminole County, when he was struck and killed by a car driving south along County Road 419. Sgt. Kim Montes, the spokesperson for the Florida Highway Patrol, has issued a statement saying that the car, a 2007 Toyota, was being driven by a 44-year-old woman who was left uninjured after the accident.
Last Monday evening, a semi-truck loaded with sod was attempting to make a U-turn at the intersection of East Colonial Drive and Sherman Street in Orange County. According to the report filed by the Florida Highway Patrol, during the attempted turn, the tractor-trailer became stuck due to the tightness of the turn. The driver of the truck, the 68-year-old Ronald Cray from St. Cloud, then began to reverse in an attempt to free himself from the situation.
Around 2:00 Wednesday morning, in Florida’s Orange County, a helicopter landed in the center of Westbound U.S. Highway 192, near State Road 429 and Walt Disney World, to pick up a man who had been struck by a car. A report released by Florida Highway Patrol deputies says that the helicopter had landed on the roadway and crews were in the process of evacuating the injured man when a car, driven by the 20-year-old Cameron Sunderly, blew through the roadblock and collided with the helicopter’s tail end.
Early Saturday morning in Daytona Beach, the Daytona Beach Fire Department was called from their quiet daybreak to battle a raging fire at 345 Taylor Avenue. The emergency call occurred around 4:45 in the morning, immediately causing the dispatch of multiple engines and other units to the address of the fire. and by the time the firefighters arrived the single-story house was fully engulfed in flames.
On Sunday afternoon, the city of Belleview was put on alert as house fire sprang up suddenly in one of the neighborhoods. While the specific causes for the fire are as of yet unknown, it was reported by the Marion County Fire Rescue officials that the fire began around 2:30 in the afternoon. The call reporting the fire came from a neighbor to the house. The neighbor, who the Marion County officials on the case have not named, reported the fire as well as stating that they believed someone to be trapped inside of the home.
A report has been released by the Florida Highway Patrol that two individuals, Kenneth James Mount, 54, and Elizabeth Renee Little, 47, were involved in a one-car accident sometime around 12:00 a.m. Thursday morning in Walton County. While a full explication of the incident is still pending, the information released up until this moment indicates that the accident involved one 2004 Ford F-150 pickup truck which was traveling along the eastbound lane of Padgett Road (Walton CR 183B).
On Tuesday, at the intersection of Grand and New York Avenues in DeLand, a car accident occurred that resulted in the deaths of a woman and three young girls. Sandra Lopes, the grandmother of two of the children, was driving her Jeep Wrangler with Aryana, 2, Jadyn, 4, and another girl, Aleah, when they reached the intersection. As they sat in Grand Avenue’s northbound lane, a Ford SUV, driven by DeLand resident Alan Seidel, 64, crossed the road. The two vehicles collided in the intersection, causing the Jeep, with everyone inside, to flip over.