On Wednesday, close to 9:00 in the evening, a 21-year-old student of the University of Central Florida was out taking his traditional evening run when he was struck by a 2003 Toyota and killed. The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the emergency call and released the initial reports on the incident. From their statements, we know that the collision between the Toyota and the young man happened along Alafaya Trail, close to where it crosses Carrigan Avenue, and near to the city of Oviedo.
Witnesses to an accident between a car and a pedestrian on Colonial Drive in Orange County say that the situation began when two pedestrians became involved in an argument. The Florida Highway Patrol’s report states that it was on Sunday, April 8th, when the incident that lead to the death of one of the people involved in the verbal altercation began.
An Orlando man died after being hit by a car while in a verbal altercation with another person on Sunday. The car versus pedestrian accident happened around 10:00 am on Colonial Drive, where witnesses say they saw the 20-year-old victim standing in the middle of the road arguing with another person. The witness says that the victim crossed Colonial Drive towards the other man, who was standing in the median. At one point, the victim veered away from the median and back into the westbound traffic lanes. Here he was hit by a car driven by a 62-year-old male. The 20-year-old was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
A little over a week ago, on Sunday, March 18th, police with the Orange County Police Department responded with other emergency rescue teams from Orlando and Orange County to reports of a accident involving a pedestrian and a car along Silver Star Road. The official report from the police indicates that at close to 5:45 in the evening, a 19-year-old individual driving a Mercury Cougar was traveling down Silver Star Road, nearing the place where this road intersects with Dardanelle Drive, when an 8-year-old child ran into the street directly in front of them.
A pedestrian attempting to cross Colonial Drive in Orange County died after being struck by two cars. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the individual was walking along Colonial Drive at around 9:00 in the evening when they decided to leave the sidewalk or shoulder and travel on foot across the asphalt.
Police with the Florida Highway Patrol working in Orange County released a report on an incident that took place this on Monday, March 26th, that resulted in the death of a 60-year-old woman. The report failed to specify if any charges are being issued as a result of the incident, and it seems possible that the FHP are still in the process of conducting an investigation. If so, then it is possible that charges will be filed at some future date, pending the investigations results.
An eight-year-old girl was killed Sunday when she was hit while crossing Silver Star Road and Dardanelle Drive in Orlando. According to Orlando Police, a 19-year-old female driver was traveling on Silver Star Road when the front of her car hit the girl, who was crossing the street. The police report does note that the victim was not crossing at a dedicated crosswalk. The girl was transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, where she was pronounced dead. Police say the accident remains under investigation.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol have issued a statement regarding the death of a woman who was struck and killed while crossing the road in Orange County on Sunday, March 4th. In their account, they were called to Colonial Drive’s westbound lanes during the night after someone, either one of the people involved or an individual who witnessed the crash, called 9-1-1 to report a collision between a car and a pedestrian.
An incident that took place late on Thursday night in Orange County resulted in the death of a 61-year-old Orlando pedestrian. According to a report from the Orlando Police Department, the pedestrian, a woman who was identified shortly after the collision took place, was on foot and walking along West Oak Ridge Road at close to 11:30 in the evening when she neared the intersection of West Oak Ridge and Defiance Avenue.
A car versus pedestrian accident in Orlando left one person in the hospital. According to local police, the accident happened on Orange Blossom Trail, just south of Lee Road, at around 7:00 am on Tuesday. As a pedestrian was crossing the northbound lanes of Orange Blossom Trail, he was hit by an oncoming vehicle. Emergency first responders took the victim to the Orlando Regional Medical Center for treatment to serious injuries and trauma. His current condition is unknown.