Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
A multi-car crash that took place within Marion County sometime on Sunday, February 9th, resulted in the death of a 28-year-old motorcyclist. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that it was sometime during the night on Sunday when the motorcyclist as well as numerous other drivers was traveling along the southern lanes of Interstate 75 when the fatal motorcycle crash occurred.
During the morning of Monday, February 10th, a man was on foot in Oak Hill and walking close to train tracks that cut through the city. The reports that have surfaced around the incident at the time of this writing remain somewhat vague as the events that occurred are still under investigation. What we do know comes from statements that deputies working with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office made to News 6 and other reporting agencies.
An elderly DeLand man was on foot close to the intersection of Woodland Boulevard and Wildwood Road on Monday, January 27th, when they decided to leave the shoulder or sidewalk where they were traveling at attempt to cross the street. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that the pedestrian accident took place close to 6:50 in the evening, after the sun had set but before the deep darkness of the night had truly settled in.
A person driving a golf cart within the Central Florida town of The Villages was hospitalized after an accident in which they were involved towards the beginning of January. Reports from troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that the driver of the golf cart was a 70-year-old individual who was using the golf cart along the road close to 8:30 on the morning of Tuesday, January 7th. It is not clear where the individual was headed, nor is it known where they were coming from. It does appear as though they were not golfing at the time.
Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office were injured during an incident that took place late in January and involved numerous cars. It was close to 10:00 at night on January 28th when the two officers were within a patrol vehicle and driving down the southern lanes of Combee Road within Polk County. The officers were on duty at the time, but it is not believed that they were on their way to any sort of emergency.
A massive collision that took place along the Florida Turnpike in Sumter County resulted in numerous injuries as well as at least one fatality on the morning of Friday, December 27th. This end-of-the-month crash occurred close to the mile marker 303, well within Sumter County, and resulted from a rear-end collision.
Authorities in Orange County are among the numerous groups investigating an industrial accident that took place towards the end of January. Not much is currently known about the incident at this time, at least not much has been relayed back to the public. It is possible that the investigations undertaken at this time have unearthed information that simply hasn’t made its way to news outlets.
A multi-car crash that took place within Osceola County on Friday, January 24th, and that resulted in the injury of several individuals, is under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. Reports from the FHP indicated that it was sometime during the day when two vehicles had approached and then stopped at the light governing the intersection between Boggy Creek Road and Boggy Terrace Drive.
Police working with the Florida Highway Patrol close to Cocoa have released a statement regarding the death of a pedestrian who was on foot and attempting to cross U.S. 1 when they were struck and killed by a car. At the time of this writing, the name of the 57-year-old victim has not been released by the authorities. It is not clear if they have been identified.
Little is currently known about an incident that took place in Flagler County towards the end of January that resulted in the death of a child. What we know so far comes from reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, members of whom arrived at the scene shortly after the motorcycle accident took place. It is not clear who called the police or if an officer stumbled upon the incident sometime after it happened.