An investigation is currently ongoing into an incident that happened within Orange County towards the end of November and resulted in the death of a man from Winter Park. The reports from the Florida Highway Patrol members working in Orange County indicated that the incident was reported shortly before noon on Friday, November 27th.
As anyone who lives and drives regularly within the state of Florida will tell you, it can be dangerous out there. Each day, people throughout the state are involved in car accidents, many of them resulting in extensive injury or even death. Despite these facts, it can sometimes be difficult to place the state’s dangerous driving statistics in perspective. This is why it is such a mixed blessing that Uplift Legal Funding has authorized the release of information they gathered from around the country ranking each of the states in relation to its driver safety.
Authorities with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit are currently investigating a fatal auto accident which killed a 55-year-old man in front of his house along Courtland Boulevard in Deltona this past Friday evening. Preliminary reports indicate that the homeowner was standing in the street tending to his dog who had been run over by a different vehicle when he was struck by an oncoming Toyota sedan.
NASCAR nation is mourning the loss of beloved pit crew member William “Rowdy” Harrell this week after the tragic news came in that he and his wife were killed in a car accident on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020, while celebrating their honeymoon in the Florida Keys. Harrell, who had been an intricate part of Hendrick Motorsports since 2013, and his brand-new bride, were only married for three days when the fatal collision occurred.
According to official statements released by the Daytona Beach Police Department, a 75-year-old woman has sadly passed away from the severe injuries she sustained after her vehicle was involved in a T-bone collision almost a week ago on Friday, November 13th along Clyde Morris Boulevard in Volusia County.
Members of the Florida Highway Patrol working within Orange County were among the numerous first responders to the scene of a crash that happened within the county towards the beginning of November. Reports from the FHP stated that the incident involved at least two vehicles and resulted in at least two fatalities as well as one person hospitalized with serious injuries.
Police officers within the city of Melbourne are involved in an investigation into an accident that took place during the night of Tuesday, November 10th, and resulted in the death of a 62-year-old woman. The woman, a Melbourne resident, was driving her moped down East University Boulevard shortly before the incident took place.
According to the reports, the 62-year-old was alone on the moped at the time of the crash. It is believed that they were traveling down a different road when they reached the intersection of East University and this other road. The 62-year-old then entered the eastern lanes of East University Boulevard.
An officer with the Orlando Police Department is one of several individuals who was involved in an auto accident that took place during the afternoon of Monday, October 26th, say reports from this same agency. What we know at the time of this writing is that it was sometime after 4:00 when police officers received an emergency dispatch that caused certain officers, including the one involved in the crash, to speed towards an unspecified location. The officer in question was inside of a marked squad vehicle and had reportedly activated both their lights and siren.
Authorities within Seminole County are working to put together the sequence of events that led to an individual dying after being thrown from the bed of a pickup truck as it was traveling along State Road 417. At the time of this writing, reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that the incident took place shortly after 2:00 on the morning of Wednesday, October 14th.
A trio of young men are facing numerous severe charges after being involved in a series of thefts that culminated in a lengthy car chase throughout central Florida and, ultimately, a fatal crash at the intersection of Interstate 4 and U.S. Highway 192. The incident began during the morning of Wednesday, October 7th, within the City of Tampa, when the Tampa Police Department began to receive reports of a string of thefts, including that of a gun, from cars.