A wrong-way crash that happened within Hillsborough County, close to Tampa, early on the morning of Saturday, October 12th, led to the death of a single individual. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol within the area indicated that the incident took place close to 5:00 in the morning, when a 39-year-old was driving their vehicle down the northern lanes of I-275. Unfortunately, the individual was driving southbound down these lanes, meaning that she was headed directly towards oncoming traffic.
Police working within Ocala are investigating a horrific car accident that took place early in October that involved a single car, four children, and a mother who believed she had been cursed by her husband. According to reports from the Ocala Police Department, the incident began sometime around 2:00 in the afternoon on Wednesday, October 2nd.
Police within Orange County are investigating a fatal car accident which took place on Thursday, October 3rd, along Colonial Drive and Chickasaw Trail. The initial reports from the Florida Highway Patrol posted that the accident happened as a result of a street race.
Officials working with numerous Orange County emergency response crews reported on an auto accident that took place in Orlando around 10:00 in the morning on Monday, October 14th. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident involved at least a single vehicle, although it is possible that other vehicles were involved. Additionally, it is not entirely clear at this point whether or not any injuries were sustained in the incident or even how many people were involved.
On Monday, October 7th, a tragic incident occurred within Brevard County, resulting in the death of one individual and the injury of another. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident began close to noon when the tire on a dump truck began to separate from the vehicle as it was being driven down the Pineda Causeway. What exactly happened to cause the tire to begin to loosen from the truck is not clear, but in the following moments it appears that the dump truck collided with a guardrail.
A crash that took place along a stretch of Orange Blossom Trail inside of Orlando resulted in the death of two individuals and the injury of several others. Two vehicles were involved in the rear-end collision, which is believed to have occurred very early in the morning on Friday, October 4th. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol provide us with the most current information we have regarding the incident, although it is believed that the crash remains under investigation.
Numerous firefighters and first responders rushed to a rest stop in Marion County after a trailer hauling a large load of rubber tires caught fire. At the time of this writing, the reasons behind the blaze are not entirely clear. It is hoped that a full investigation from the Florida Highway Patrol will offer more by way of answers regarding this strange incident.
Not much is currently known about an RV accident that took place in Maitland on the morning of Wednesday, September 18th, and resulted in a massive traffic snarl along the western lanes of I-4. What we know about the incident so far comes from a brief report issued by the Florida Highway Patrol as well as a picture taken either by a traffic camera or a helicopter close to the scene.
On Wednesday, August 28th, a report was filed by the Florida Highway Patrol regarding a fatal accident that took place early that same morning inside of Volusia County. According to this report, the incident happened around 2:25 in the morning, a time when traffic is light and not many people are around to witness or participate in crashes. At this time, a 20-year-old person was behind the wheel of a 2002 Hyundai Sonata, traveling down the northern lane of Took Farms Road. It is not known if there were other cars in the area when the crash took place. It is not known if there were any witnesses to the crash.
A blown tire is believed to be behind an incident which took place within Sumter County on a Friday morning in late August and resulted in a head-on collision with fatalities. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol working within Sumter County stated that the incident took place sometime close to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, the 30th of August.