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According to Brevard County arrest records, a 17-year-old has been apprehended and charged with aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer with a motor vehicle, grand theft motor vehicle, resisting with violence, resisting without violence, as well as a smattering of other charges after he led the local police department on a multi-mile, high-speed chase throughout the streets of Melbourne in a stolen vehicle after crashing into an officer this past Tuesday evening.
Authorities with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred during the Tuesday morning commute along U.S. 1 and resulted in the death of a Key Largo woman. Officials in the area were forced to close Coral Shores High School, Key Largo School, and Plantation Key School due to the traffic congestion and destruction the vehicle caused on its high-speed collision course.
Early investigations by the local authorities in Seminole County have reported that a 53-year-old man has been killed in an auto accident along Interstate 4 close to the Lake Mary Boulevard entrance ramp at approximately 2:45 p.m. on February 22nd, 2021, according to a statement by Lt. Kim Montes with the Florida Highway Patrol.
Motorists traveling through a certain area of downtown Orlando on Monday, February 22nd, found themselves being redirected and rerouted after an unusual and frightening auto accident involving an SUV and an overpass. According to reports from the Orlando Police Department, it was close to 6:00 in the morning when a white SUV was traveling along the eastern lanes of Interstate 4. This highway, a major thoroughfare in the area, passes over Kaley Street via an overpass. It was while traveling over this intersection that something happened within the cab of the SUV to cause the driver to lose control.
Multiple vehicles collided in an incident that took place along Pleasant Hill Road within Osceola County on the morning of Monday, February 22nd. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, the auto accident involved a minivan, a sedan, and two SUVs. At the time of this writing, no charges have been filed against any of the people involved, which indicates that the authorities are still looking into culpability.
On Monday, February 5th, 2021, a 26-year-old man tragically lost his life when his vehicle was involved in a fatal auto accident at the intersection of Pine Hills Road and Champagne Circle in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Early reports from officers working within the local Orange County branch of the Florida Highway Patrol indicate that they were first called to the scene of the deadly collision at approximately 1:10 p.m. that Monday evening.
Although it is still quite early in the year, Florida has suffered an alarming amount of deadly auto accidents in just the first 7 weeks of 2021, according to the latest statistics released by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). Their data indicates that there have already been 195 fatal collisions throughout the state, with the heaviest numbers located in the counties of Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia.
A single-car crash in Volusia County remains under investigation as members of the Florida Highway Patrol attempt to discover just what it was that caused the fatal incident to take place. What we know at this time comes from reports by the Florida Highway Patrol, members of whom were among the first responders to reach the crash site and begin tending to the injured individuals.
On Saturday, February 15th, 2021, a single-car crash within the City of Orlando resulted in numerous victims including one fatality and three others suffering from serious injuries. According to early reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash remains under investigation as authorities attempt to uncover what happened to cause the driver of the car, a Rolls-Royce, to suddenly lose control.
An investigation is underway into a Volusia County auto accident that left a 15-year-old girl dead. The devastating incident took place on Tuesday, February 16th, sometime close to 6:45 in the evening. At this time, say the reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the 15-year-old had put on a pair of rollerblades and was enjoying an outing along a road close to Ormond Beach. The reports stated that the person had reached a spot of Ocean Shore Boulevard that was close to the intersection of this road and Buttenheim Drive, only a short way east of the popular Michael Crotty Bicentennial Park.