An incident that took place on Wednesday, October 3rd, in the town of Pine Hills in Orange County, resulted in a 7-year-old child suffering from injuries that were described in the initial report as being severe. Because the incident is still under investigation, many of the details concerning just what happened, why, and who might be responsible are not confirmed. What we do know is that the auto accident happened sometime after 5:00 in the evening and that it involved the above-mentioned child as well as a 33-year-old driving a four-door Hyundai.
A deputy with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is allegedly responsible for an accident that caused the death of a 34-year-old man from Clermont. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol stated that the incident happen close to Walt Disney World and involved four cars: a cruiser with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and a pickup truck were the primary vehicles.
New information compiled by numerous groups such as ValuePenguin shows some disturbing information regarding Central Florida in general and Orange County in particular. The information was compiled in an attempt to discover what percentage of accidents are the result of distracted driving as well as to ascertain whether or not the amount of distracted driving crashes has decreased over the past few years. As indicated, the findings of the studies are less than comforting.
A GMC truck driven by a 54-year-old Orlando native was responsible for a multi-car accident. Driving down Silver Star Road, the truck was making a left turn onto Sheringham Road when it collided with an oncoming Pontiac.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the 22-year-old male driver of the Pontiac was left critically injured, while the 22-year-old male passenger was killed. A third vehicle was also hit, although the details of how remain unclear. The driver of this vehicle was reported to have suffered minor injuries.
Two young sisters were tragically killed in a recent Orlando head-on-collision. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the accident was caused when an Acura sedan, driven by a 24-year-old female, crossed the double yellow line and crashed into an oncoming Toyota Corolla. The two girls, both age nine, were passengers in the Toyota and were pronounced dead at the scene.
A 24-year-old police officer employed by the Melbourne branch of the Florida Highway Patrol is listed as being in serious condition after a car crash that happened between a patrol car and a Mazda on Babcock Street in Melbourne. According to the official reports, the incident happened on Thursday, September 27th, sometime during the night.
A kidnapping, a car theft, and a high-speed chase reached a dramatic conclusion on Thursday, September 27th, after a car accident disabled the fleeing vehicle and forced the suspects to attempt to escape from the police on foot. While they ultimately failed, the trail of destruction the two people left in their wake is a sobering reminder as to the possible dangers associated with car travel.
On Wednesday, September 26th, a 69-year-old man from Orlando was behind the wheel of a 2001 Toyota SUV and driving down one of the southern lanes of Landstar Boulevard in Orange County. As they neared the intersection of Landstar Boulevard and Misley Drive, something happened within the SUV to cause the man to lose control of the vehicle. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, it was shortly after 6:00 in the morning when the auto accident was reported, and that its location was just south of State Road 417.
In a personal injury case currently pending with the Orange County Circuit Court, the plaintiff is seeking damages for injuries that he sustained during an Orlando auto accident that happened earlier this year. The plaintiff was a passenger in vehicle that was hit by a car driven by the defendant.
Early on Labor Day (Monday, September 3rd), an auto accident happened in Daytona Beach that resulted in the death of one individual and the injury of two others. While the investigation into the incident is still ongoing, initial updates from the scene of the crash did provide the public with much of the relevant information regarding its details.