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Authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol are currently working to determine the details behind a somewhat bizarre hit-and-run collision involving a sedan and a state-issued vehicle on the Howard Frankland Bridge in Tampa yesterday afternoon.
As the state of Florida documented July as one of its deadliest months in recent history for motor vehicle fatalities, authorities in Marion County are continuing their investigation into a three-car collision that occurred Friday evening and claimed the life of a 17-year-old teenager from Ocala.
Detectives with the Plantation Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies are currently working to determine the cause of a heartbreaking auto accident which occurred early Thursday morning and claimed the lives of a 25-year-old man and a 3-year-old child along North University Drive in Broward County.
According to preliminary collision reports from the Florida Highway Patrol and the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, four people suffered fatal injuries Thursday evening after they were struck and killed by an oncoming vehicle along Interstate 75 near Fruitville Road on the outskirts of the Sarasota city limits.
According to preliminary investigations from the Orlando Police Department, one person was killed and two others were severely injured Friday morning after they were involved in a two-vehicle collision with an Orlando Fire Department emergency rescue vehicle on Edgewater Drive.
In what was supposed to be a fun-filled weekend of backyard barbecues, fireworks, and family reunions, the 4th of July celebrations were cut short for one family in Osceola County after a father and son duo were both tragically killed in a wrong-way collision Sunday evening along County Road 523.
Since the start of 2021, officers in Northern Florida have seen a dramatic and alarming increase in the amount of calls they’ve responded to regarding an auto accident with potential fatalities. Jacksonville authorities in particular have recorded over 100 deaths on their local roadways and over the weekend, they sadly had to add another victim to their grim list as a 40-year-old father of two was tragically killed in a car crash Sunday morning along Cassat Avenue.
After dutifully scouring over the intricate details of a high-speed collision that occurred back in February between a member of the Haines City Police Department and another motorist, Haines City and Polk County detectives were finally able to conclude their nearly four-month long intensive investigation as a local television station unearthed dashcam evidence which allegedly shows negligence on behalf of the officer in question.
A recent rash of deadly auto accidents have left authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol working around-the-clock to bring some sort of closure to the families who have tragically lost their loved one. Unfortunately they’ll be adding yet another fatal collision to their current set of cases as they attempt to unravel the chain of events that led to the death of a 60-year-old Port Orange motorcyclist last Wednesday morning on Interstate 95.
It has only been less than forty-eight hours since this tragic incident occurred, but authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol operating within Marion County remain steadfast in their search for answers behind the cause of an SUV rollover accident that occurred over the weekend along 203rd Avenue Road near County Road 316 on June 12th, 2021, and claimed the life of a 47-year-old Fort McCoy resident.