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Truck Driver Suffers Medical Episode, Crashes into Orlando Retention Pond

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on March 29, 2018

During rush hour on Friday, March 30th, a 56-year-old individual driving a large truck down Interstate 4 in Orlando suffered what is being referred to as a medical episode. While the precise nature of this episode is not clear, we do know that the man was rendered unconscious and therefore unable to continue piloting his vehicle. The truck and the driver then departed from the roadway, down the shoulder, and into a retention pond. The report from the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that all of this happened close to 7:40 in the morning, around the 100 mile marker of I-4.

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Brevard County Deputy Killed in Semi-Truck Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on February 18, 2018

A sheriff’s deputy was killed over the weekend when his police cruiser was crashed into by a semi-truck that had suffered a serious tire blowout, causing it to swerve into the adjacent lane and into the officer’s vehicle.

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SUV and Tractor-Trailer Collide in Orlando

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 16, 2017

A week ago on Monday morning, shortly before sunrise, officers with the Orlando Police Department responded to an emergency call directing them to Oak Ridge Road. The call indicated that a collision had taken place at a location along Oak Ridge Road somewhere between the points where this street intersects with John Young Parkway and Millenia Boulevard. When the police, fire rescue, and other emergency first responders arrived they found themselves dealing with two burning vehicles as well as one individual who was trapped and injured inside a badly mangled vehicle.

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Semi Driver Killed in Seminole County SunRail Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 3, 2017

Just before noon on Thursday, November 30th, an out-of-town semi-truck driver was involved in a fatal big-rig collision with a SunRail passenger train in Seminole County, Florida.

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Tractor Trailer Crushes Car in Orlando Crash

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 23, 2017

Early on Tuesday morning, members of the Orlando Fire Department joined with the Florida Highway Patrol as well paramedics and first responders throughout the area to respond to reports of an overturned tractor trailer on I-4, close to where it crosses State Road 408. This mobilization of emergency personnel was the result of a 9-1-1 call from a witness to the accident which was placed close to 6:00 in the morning. According to the official report, the caller told dispatchers that a tractor trailer had fallen onto its side on I-4. What made the case somewhat extraordinary was that the truck had, according to the caller, tipped over onto a car. The caller told the dispatcher that it seemed as though someone was still inside the vehicle, trapped, but still able to communicate.

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Rocker Killed in Florida Tractor-Trailer Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on July 18, 2017

The bassist for the New York-based metal band Adrenaline Mob died last week following a three-car Florida accident. According to Florida Police, the 38-year-old David Zablidowsky was killed when a tractor-trailer swerved off the highway and into the two vehicles carrying members of the band. The band was pulled over on the side of the road fixing a flat tire when the accident, which left seven others injured, occurred.

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Two Semis, One Car Involved in St. Johns County Crash

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on June 2, 2017

Tuesday evening, close to the World Golf Village in St. Johns County, Florida, several vehicles were involved in an accident that caused the far right lanes of I-95 to be closed for over two hours. According to the Florida Highway Report, the accident took place around 7:00 in the evening on I-95, at the International Golf Parkway. Although the precise incidents that led to the accident are not yet known, it has been publicly announced that when the emergency response vehicles arrived they discovered two semi trucks and a third car all suffering from various damages.

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Truck Crosses Center Line, Hits Florida Teen

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 13, 2016

A 19 year old teenage female was seriously injured in a Florida automobile accident near Pensacola. The accident happened at the intersection of US Highway 98 and Paradise Beach Circle in Escambia County.

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Orlando Man Killed in Orange County Tractor-Trailer Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on April 28, 2016

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.

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Martin County Fire Chief Crashes into Semi While Responding To Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on March 28, 2016

In a serious car accident on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016, a Martin County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief was hospitalized after a semi-truck attempted to cross in front of him while he was in route to the scene of another accident.

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