A two-car crash that happened on Sunday, August 18th, in Marion County resulted in the death of a 79-year-old individual. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the rear-end collision happened close to the Market of Marion Flea Market, sometime during the afternoon. It is believed that only the two cars were involved, and that no one other than the 79-year-old was fatally injured.
During the afternoon of Monday, August 5th, emergency response crews rushed to I-75 in Tampa in response to reports of an auto accident involving numerous vehicles. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident took place around 2:30 – fortunately before rush hour traffic would have made it so that the highway was even more congested with vehicles.
Police within Orlando are in the process of investigating an auto accident that took place on the morning of Monday, August 5th, and resulted in the injury and hospitalization of a single individual. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, it was close to 6:30 in the morning when a 27-year-old man from Orlando was behind the wheel of a four-door Toyota, driving down Interstate 4, close to the Fairbanks Avenue. It is believed that the driver of the Toyota was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the incident.
On Thursday, July 28th, a couple from Riverview were inside a 2012 Nissan Maxima that was traveling down Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street when this car became involved in a side-impact collision. Reports from the St. Petersburg Police indicated that it was sometime close to 5:30 in the evening, during the rush hour traffic that can often become quite intense in this area. It is believed that the two people inside of the Nissan were a married couple. Behind the wheel was a 44-year-old man and in the passenger seat was a 59-year-old woman.
A single car crash that took place in Tampa on the night of Thursday, July 11th, resulted in a large car-fire. At the time of this writing, the reasons behind the incident remain under investigation, although it is worth noting that the car involved was a Tesla Model X. Reports from an independent website that tracks incidents involving electric cars claims that pictures from the scene prove that the issue was not with the car’s lithium-ion battery, however the official investigation has yet to prove or disprove that theory. What we know at this time comes from reports first made by the Tampa Police Department, members of whom responded to the scene in period of time following the frightening crash.
A collision that took place in Orange County on Saturday, July 13th, resulted in the untimely death of an individual who was behind the wheel of a large SUV at the time of the crash. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the SUV rollover accident occurred very early in the morning, close to 3:00, along a stretch of State Road 429 that lies close to mile marker 21. It is believed that only the one vehicle, the SUV, was involved in the accident.
Police with the Orlando Police Department are involved in the investigation into an accident that took place on Sunday, June 23rd, that involved one of their own officers. At the time of this writing, much about the incident remains unknown, however it is clear that when the crash took place the officer in question was driving in a marked patrol car.
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.