On the last day of May, an accident took place along the eastern lanes of State Road 54 in Pasco County, close to the city of Tampa, that resulted in numerous injuries. A little more than a week after the side-impact collision took place, one of those involved died as a result of the injuries they sustained. What we know so far is that the accident involved several cars and numerous people. While all of the individuals involved suffered injuries as a result, it is believed that only one person’s injuries were particularly severe. This individual is the one who later died.
A series of crashes that took place in and around Holly Hill is believed to be the result of several teenagers attempting to flee from a traffic stop. Reports from the Holly Hill Police Department stated that the incident began after an officer clocked a car traveling with excessive speed down the eastern lanes of the 500 block of 8th Street.
Officials within Orange County have released a report concerning an auto accident that happened within Orlando on Wednesday, May 29th, and resulted in a 58-year-old needing to be airlifted to a nearby hospital as well as receiving a ticket for careless driving. The reports from the scene of the incident suggest that the accident only involved one car and that there was only one individual within this car at the time of the crash.
On the weekend of May 18th, a fatal collision took place in Osceola County after an SUV crashed and exploded into flames. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol members who responded to the incident paints a grim picture, but they also feature a noticeable lack of details. This means that the investigation into the crash is, at the time of this writing, still very much ongoing while authorities attempt to discover just what happened to cause the fatal incident.
A series of accidents caused by a single car traveling the wrong direction down County Road 42 in Lake County has resulted in the death of at least one individual while another remains in critical condition. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicate that the auto accident happened during the morning of Saturday, May 18th, along a stretch of County Road 42 that lies close to National Forest Service 536.
Orange County Police Officers are scratching their heads over what exactly happened to allow an individual or individuals to steal a patrol vehicle with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, and take it on a joy-ride that resulted in a collision in West Palm Bay on Thursday, May 9th. Reports on the incident are currently incomplete as the deputies working the case are not entirely sure who stole the vehicle. Also not included is the information regarding where the vehicle was stolen from, whether or not the Sheriff’s Department was aware that one of their law enforcement vehicles had been stolen, or just what took place to allow this to happen at all.
Officers with the Florida Highway Patrol working within Lake County have issued a report on a deadly incident that happened shortly before noon on Friday, May 10th, and resulted in the death of one individual. According to these reports, the auto accident happened along the southern lanes of the Florida Turnpike, within the limits of Clermont inside of Lake County. It is believed that only two cars were involved in the crash.
A 33-year-old from Leesburg led police and Florida Highway Patrol troopers throughout Central Florida on a massive high-speed chase this past Wednesday, May 1st, that ended only when the authorities were able to funnel the fleeing driver across a set of stop sticks, deflating the tires on his car and rendering him immobile.
An armed robbery and a high speed chase resulted in a crash and multiple arrests within Sumter County on Saturday, April 27th. According to preliminary reports from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, the events leading to the incident were first reported sometime during the early morning of Saturday after a Burger King located along the 3600 block of Wedgewood Lane inside of The Villages was robbed by at least two individuals. It was not until later that afternoon that an officer driving a marked Sheriff’s Office patrol car located the vehicle believed to have been used by the people involved with the robbery.
A teenager who was visiting Florida from New York died on Thursday night after a car crash that took place between two cars along State Road 417 in Orange County. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that the collision happened sometime during the night, and it appears that the driver of a 2007 Nissan Maxima lost control of their vehicle while traveling along the southern lanes of State Road 417.