An Orlando man died following an automobile crash on State Road 528 last Friday – a chain reaction crash that also left three others injured. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the accident started when a 31 year old male driver rear ended a 2013 BMW driven by a 37 year old male driver in the westbound lanes of State Road 528 at mile marker 31 in Orange County, Florida. The rear end accident left the BMW in the left late. Read the rest »
A crash involving a single vehicle along an Orange County stretch of the Beachline late on Thursday night resulted in the death of a 24-year-old man from Titusville and the injuries of two other individuals. The Florida Highway Patrol are currently investigating the situation, however they have issued a preliminary statement regarding the scenario that includes all the currently available information on the case. Read the rest »
On the evening of August 13, 2017, at approximately 8 p.m. in South Orlando, an Orange County sheriff’s deputy was seriously injured after she involved in a three-car accident near the intersection of Americana Boulevard and John Young Parkway. Read the rest »
On Saturday afternoon, State Road 528 was the site of yet another devastating car accident. At around 4:30 in the afternoon, and just before the 21st mile marker, a car (which the initial police report did not describe) was traveling westbound on State Road 528 when something occurred either inside the cab or with the operating mechanism of the vehicle that caused the car to suddenly depart from the roadway and drive towards a row of trees at a high rate of speed. Unable to stop in time, the car collided with the trees, badly injuring the driver and causing less severe injuries to both passengers, one of whom was a child. Read the rest »
As one of Orlando’s oldest neighborhoods, Lake Davis holds a place of high esteem in the minds of many Orlando residents (not the least of whom are those who live along its beautiful streets). Recently, an issue with the quality of the roadways has come up that is leaving those who live in Lake Davis understandably frustrated. According to these residents, the historic brick road located in their neighborhood has needed repairs for several years, but that now the state of the road is such that it is becoming dangerous. Read the rest »
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is looking for a woman accused of causing a multiple vehicle crash last weekend in Orange County, Florida. According to the FHP, the 50 year old female from Apopka was driving her Chevrolet Avalanche south on Hiawassee Road when she ran a red light located at the intersection of Balboa Drive. As she ran through the intersection, she crashed into the side of an SUV driven by a female driver and heading east on Balboa Drive. This collision then caused a chain reaction, with the SUV veering into a Chrysler driven by a 31 year old male who was in the northbound lanes of Hiawassee Road. Read the rest »
A 38 year old female from Deltona, Florida was killed over the weekend after her car left the road and crashed into a nearby tree. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the driver was driving her 2012 Hyundai sedan early Saturday morning on Oak Drive near the intersection with Riverview Avenue in Sanford when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle left the road and crashed into the tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Read the rest »
A fatal accident took place late on Wednesday morning, shortly before 12:00pm, along a stretch of the Beachline in Orange County. The Florida Highway Patrol’s statement on the crash indicates that the deceased is believed to be a 21-year-old man from Rockledge, although no name or other identifying details are currently public knowledge. Further biographical information is pending contact with the dead man’s next of kin. Read the rest »
An Orlando resident named Jesus A. Escobar narrowly survived a harrowing and bizarre accident on Saturday morning after an enormous piece of metal toppled off of an overpass and landed directly on top of the van he was driving. The Florida Highway Patrol has issued a statement saying that they were first alerted to a crash along the westbound lanes of Interstate 4. According to the statement, a tractor-trailer pulling a load of scrap metal was attempting to turn off of the interstate and onto State Road 528 when the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle, which caused it to collide with a guardrail and flip over.
A 24-year-old male from Palm Bay, Florida died this week following an automobile crash. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the crash happened in the early evening on State Road 520 in Orange County, just about one mile south of James Creek Road. The victim was driving his 2013 Hyundai east when he failed to slow down as he approached a semi-truck ahead of him. His car hit the back of the trailer, causing the crash that killed him. The 34-year-old Miami man driving the semi-truck was not hurt.