A two-car crash located within Orange County resulted in the death of two individuals and the severe injury of at least two others on the night of Thursday, April 11th. According to the early reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place around 9:30 in the evening, when a 2007 Ford pickup truck was being driven along State Road 50. The driver of this pickup truck, a 25-year-old Apopka resident, was joined in their car by two other individuals. Neither of these two passengers were named or described in the initial reports of the incident.
A 57-year-old Orange County resident died earlier this month when the car they were driving collided with a barrier located along the central dividing median of State Road 528. Early reports from the Florida Highway Patrol provided the public with little information regarding the reasons behind the incident, but they did suggest that the fatal car crash was still under investigation and that further reports on the incident in question might be expected.
A t-bone crash at an intersection close to Avalon Park resulted in the death of a 23-year-old Orlando resident on Thursday, April 4th. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicate that the incident took place at the intersection of Avalon Park Boulevard and Perdido Drive and involved two vehicles: a Toyota pickup truck and a Buick SUV.
A Tampa auto accident that took place on State Road 50, inside of Hernando County on Monday, March 25th, resulted in one fatality. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident took place close to 12:00 p.m. Shortly before this time, a 75-year-old resident of Venice was driving a Toyota Rav4 down the western lanes of State Road 50. Inside of the car with this individual was a 73-year-old from Venice and a 77-year-old from St. Petersburg. The report indicated that while the two passengers inside of the SUV were wearing their seatbelts, but the driver of the car was not.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol in Hillsborough County are officially declaring a blown tire to be behind the death of an individual on Friday, March 29th. According to the trooper’s reports, it was close to 4:30 in the afternoon when a 43-year-old man from Lutz was driving a 1999 Isuzu Trooper down the northern lanes of Interstate 75. The area where the man was driving was located on a stretch of I-75 that is located north of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, within Hillsborough County.
Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department are attempting to formulate a plan to cut down on the number of individuals illegally driving ATVs such as dirt bikes and four-wheelers along highways and other primary roads. According to numerous news stories and police reports, groups of ATVs have recently been caught on camera creating severe road hazards as their drivers weave in and out of traffic, cut off cars, and tear through busy intersections while attempting to pull off “stunts” such as wheelies.
Police with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office are saying that a fatal collision that happened in Deltona on Thursday, March 28th, was the result of excessive speeds. According to reports from deputies with this government agency, the incident occurred close to 10:45 in the evening and involved several individuals who were students at the Pine Ridge High School.
A fatal auto accident that took place within Orange County this past week is still under investigation as the Florida Highway Patrol attempts to uncover just what caused the collision. Reports that have emerged so far indicate that it was close to 5:00 in the morning on Saturday, March 23rd, when three cars were speeding down eastbound State Road 408. It is not clear if these three cars were racing or if their trajectories had nothing at all to do with one another.
Numerous vehicles were involved in a crash that took place in Orlando on Friday, March 15th, close to 5:00 in the evening. According to reports from the Orange County Fire Rescue, the multi-vehicle auto accident involved several cars and a motorcycle, although it is not clear just what responsibility any of the drivers of these vehicles holds in the devastating incident.
A series of auto accidents resulted in a person being killed in St. Cloud on Friday, March 15th, after they were unwittingly involved in an accident caused by a person who was angry at their girlfriend. According to reports from the St. Cloud Police Department, the incident took place sometime around 10:30 at night and wound up involving 5 different vehicles.