Colonial Drive accident
A two-vehicle crash in Orange County this past Monday morning has resulted in the death of at least one person and launched an investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. According to the initial reports surrounding the incident, it was sometime around 6:00 in the morning when a 30-year-old Orlando resident was riding a motorcycle down the eastern lanes of Colonial Drive when he reached the intersection between this road and State Road 417.
An Orlando man died after being hit by a car while in a verbal altercation with another person on Sunday. The car versus pedestrian accident happened around 10:00 am on Colonial Drive, where witnesses say they saw the 20-year-old victim standing in the middle of the road arguing with another person. The witness says that the victim crossed Colonial Drive towards the other man, who was standing in the median. At one point, the victim veered away from the median and back into the westbound traffic lanes. Here he was hit by a car driven by a 62-year-old male. The 20-year-old was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
This past Saturday, Rodriguez, a 27-year-old Orlando resident was driving his Honda Accord down the westbound lanes of Colonial Drive shortly after 3:00 in the morning. At the same time, an unnamed 20-year-old woman and her unnamed 20-year-old companion were traveling down the eastbound lanes of Colonial Drive.
A crash that occurred this past Sunday close to 6130 East Colonial Drive in Orlando resulted in the death of at least one individual and the serious injury of another. Members of the Orange County Fire Rescue and the Florida Highway Patrol have issued a statement regarding the situation that provides the most current details on the case. According to this statement, a GMC pickup truck and a Honda Civic were both involved in the accident, which happened close to an Orlando Home Depot.
Over the Memorial Day weekend, a 47 year old man was killed when his 1999 Mercedes-Benz crashed into a light pole on into an auto mall located on Orlando’s Colonial Drive. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the driver was traveling eastbound near Old Cheney Highway when he lost control of the vehicle and veered off the road. Upon impact with the pole, the car split into two pieces, ending up in the auto mall. Eight vehicles in the mall’s lot were damaged when the Mercedes crashed into them.
A senseless and violent accident accident took place along Orange County’s State Road 50 in early evening on Saturday. A BMW being driven by an unnamed 45-year-old man was traveling west on Colonial Drive shortly before the accident. According to numerous witnesses, the BMW was driving erratically, swerving in and out of traffic and generally behaving in a completely unnecessary and dangerously aggressive manner. Close to where State Road 50 connects to Gloucester Street, and just to the west of State Road 520, the BMW’s driver swerved his car into the eastbound lane and directly into a pickup truck.
Usually, early Monday mornings in Winter Garden are peaceful times, when most of the city’s residents are asleep, resting before the first workday of their week. This past Monday, however, proved to be a disastrous and deadly exception. It began when a deputy for the Lake County Sheriff’s office spotted Darius Wilvenson, a 23-year-old Groveland resident, running a red light at the intersection of U.S. Highway 27 and Washington Street.
A grisly trucking accident on State Road 50 in Orlando killed one person and critically injured another after the car they were traveling in slid under and became pinned by a tractor-trailer. Florida Highway Patrol accident investigators have released few details about the accident but acknowledge that the accident occurred on Colonial Drive at Mercy Drive around 6 a.m. on April 29. The accident closed the westbound lanes of SR 50 for several hours while investigators examined the scene and workers cleared debris from the roadway. Orlando police reopened the westbound lanes of SR 50 at 1 p.m.