A severe collision that happened in Orlando on the morning of Sunday, February 10th, resulted in the hospitalization of six people, four of them firefighters. Reports from the Orlando Fire Department stated that the emergency vehicle accident happened along Interstate 4, close to where this road intersects with Orange Blossom Trail.
On the night of Tuesday, February 5th, a collision took place along East Colonial Drive that resulted in the death of one person and the injury of several others. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol stated that the auto accident happened close to 10:00 in the evening, along a stretch of East Colonial Drive that runs near to State Road 417.
A pair of individuals died in a car accident on Tuesday, February 5th, after crashing into a large pole while trying to avoid police making a traffic stop. Reports from the Orlando Police Department stated that the incident took place close to 2:30 in the morning on Tuesday, after an officer with the Orlando Police Department activated the lights on their cruiser in order to make a traffic stop close to Church Street and John Young Parkway. The officer who attempted to make the stop was reportedly rebuffed by the individuals inside of the car, and after an unknown period of time the officer abandoned their attempts to pull the car over.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol are crediting a fatal accident that took place on Sunday, February 3rd, to an over-consumption of alcohol. The report states that the incident took place along State Road 589 and resulted in lane closures that lasted upwards of seven hours while the emergency crews and investigators engaged in their preliminary activities.
Reports from the Orange County Fire Rescue are indicating that an individual who became trapped beneath a dump truck on Saturday perished as a result of the injuries they sustained in the accident. These reports indicate that the ordeal took place sometime in the morning and that in involved a stationary dump truck that was located along the 9000 block of Sidney Hayes Road.
A fatal auto accident took place close to Tampa inside of Hillsborough County on Tuesday, January 15th, and officers with the Florida Highway Patrol are currently working to discover just what happened and who, if anyone, is primarily responsible. According to the reports that emerged shortly after the initial incident took place, the accident happened sometime close to 5:45 in the morning, just before the morning rush hour traffic was beginning to gather.
The deadliest accident on I-75 since 2012 occurred on Thursday, January 3rd, when a passenger van, a sedan, and two tractor-trailers were involved in a massive car crash that resulted in the deaths of seven people, five of whom were children. According to the initial reports emerging around this incident, it happened close to 3:00 in the afternoon along a southbound stretch of I-75 that lies a mile or so south of Alachua.
A woman from Seffner experienced a tremendous shock early in the morning of January 1st after her car crashed into a ditch filled with water located off of Interstate 4 in Hillsborough County. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident was first reported just before 4:00 in the morning when the driver of a 2008 Toyota Scion called in a panic from within her vehicle as water from the ditch began to fill the car.
A collision that happened in Orlando on Thursday night resulted in both the closure of a large part of the interstate as well as the injury of three firefighters whose truck was one of the vehicles involved. Reports from the Orlando Police Department are somewhat foggy on the precise course of events that led to the incident, but we do know that the team of firefighters was on the road in response to a reported minor collision that took place along the eastern lanes of 408. It is believed that at the time of the collision the fire truck had reached the location of the primary crash and that several firefighters were standing outside of the vehicle. It is also not clear if any injuries were reported in the primary crash.
A two-car crash that took place along an Orange County stretch of the Florida Turnpike on Friday, December 21st, left one person dead and two people, including one young child, injured. The current reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicate that the incident took place within the southern lanes of the Florida Turnpike, close to the 258th mile marker. This location is also quite near to Walt Disney World. Finally, it is believed that the accident happened at close to 12:35 in the afternoon.