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According to arresting authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol operating in Lehigh Acres, a 44-year-old woman and mother of five has been jailed for her connection to a fatal auto accident that claimed the lives of her two small children this past Saturday after she allegedly allowed an underage driver behind the wheel because she was too intoxicated to maneuver the motor vehicle.
A 24-year-old Tampa woman is facing several serious charges including DUI manslaughter, DUI involving a serious injury, reckless driving involving a serious injury, driving without a license, and multiple counts of DUI property damage, after her alleged involvement in a high-speed chase and subsequent car crash early Sunday morning along I-4 which resulted in the death of a 22-year-old passenger.
On December 31, 2015, a 47-year-old man and his three passengers – all family – were killed in a wrong-way crash incident on I-95. The unfortunate New Year’s Eve accident happened in Miami-Dade County in the interstate’s northbound express lane when a young woman drove her truck south toward three northward sedans.
Criminal activity often causes a series of unforeseen events. Someone can commit and crime and then a crime can be committed against that person. That’s exactly what happened to a 52-year-old Florida man.
A man who was having a heated argument with his girlfriend, who was a passenger in his car at the time, caused a wreck Sunday night in West Palm Beach. According to authorities, William Burgess, of Riviera Beach was driving south on Jog Road and decided to swerve into oncoming traffic. He drove his vehicle up over the grassy median and crashed into two northbound vehicles. Fortunately, the occupants of the other vehicles suffered only minor injuries as a result of the crash.
On Saturday, October 25, a woman rammed her car into the DCI Biological facility in Jacksonville, Florida. The woman was upset that DCI would not accept her as a client to donate blood plasma, and a short time later, returned in her vehicle and crashed into the building.
According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were at least 235,461 auto accidents recorded in our state in 2010, an average of 640 accidents every day. These accidents claim the lives of around 2,500 Floridians each year and injure tens of thousands more.