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According to authorities with the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, a 24-year-old driver from Palm Coast was apprehended and faces several charges related to a high-speed street racing accident that injured an on-duty deputy on U.S. 1 over the weekend.
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.
In an unfortunate auto accident on the evening of Sunday, December 27th, 2015, a young woman was killed on I-295 near Alta Drive. The driver, 21-year-old Jacksonville resident Madisson Russell, was in the left lane of the highway when her vehicle veered to the left and went off the road. Russell then appeared to have attempted to return to the left lane, over-corrected, and continued through the right lane and off the highway again, where her car eventually hit a tree.
In an incredible, heartbreaking turn of events on the morning of November 20th, 2015, two men discovered a burning vehicle on the side of I-95 and were able to save the baby in the backseat – just moments before the car exploded. The driver and father of the baby, 31-year-old Daniel Dufek, was dead before the two good Samaritans ever reached the burning wreck.
Troopers are looking for the driver in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured two people and left a third in critical condition. The crash happened Wednesday, October 21st at 10:47 a.m. on U.S. 19, north of State Road 54, near Tampa, Florida. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), a Hyundai Sonata was traveling northbound on U.S. 19 (north of State Road 54) in the inside lane, when the driver attempted to change lanes. The Hyundai collided with a 1994 Chevy Blazer traveling in the center lane. The impact caused the Chevy to rotate, and then flip multiple times. The driver and two passengers in the Chevy were ejected from the vehicle onto U.S. 19.
On the afternoon of Sunday, October 11th, 2015, two people were injured in a two-car accident in Nokomis. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, both drivers were transported to hospitals for their injuries around 3:30 p.m., after the accident had occurred.
A single vehicle rollover accident early Saturday evening sent two victims to the hospital and one victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Florida Highway Patrol reports that the single vehicle accident occurred just after 7pm Saturday night on I-75. The driver of a late model Ford Explorer appeared to lose control of the vehicle for an unknown reason while traveling southbound on the interstate. The vehicle left the roadway and ended up on the right shoulder where paramedics found the wreck. The deceased was a male passenger in the Explorer. A man and a woman were also transported to area hospitals with life threatening injuries.
An early morning collision on State Road 407 in Brevard County has claimed the life of a UCF student. The Florida Highway Patrol indicates that shortly after midnight, a Honda CRV driven by a 20-year-old female was westbound on State Road 407, when an eastbound Honda Pilot veered towards her vehicle. The two vehicles collided head-on in the middle of the highway. The driver of the CRV died at the scene and the male driver of the Honda Pilot was taken to a local hospital with critical injuries. What caused the Pilot to swerve into oncoming traffic is still under investigation at this time.
A woman was on her way to work at the Orange County Public Schools when she was hit and killed in a horrific five-car accident. The person who caused the accident was a juvenile delinquent who had been arrest more than a dozen times on a variety of charges.
An accident in Tallahassee on Sunday night claimed the lives of three young victims. According to Tallahassee police reports, a black Challenger driver by a 27-year-old Tallahassee man was traveling westbound on Pensacola Drive when he struck a white PT Cruiser in the side as it attempted to make a left-hand turn onto White Drive. The driver of the PT Cruiser, a 20-year-old also from Tallahassee was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. His three passengers, two males and a female who were all students at Florida State University, died at the scene from their injuries. The driver of the Challenger also sustained only minor injuries.