Orange County Accident
Early on the morning of Friday, May 25th, a 42-year-old construction worker at work on a routine project along State Road 417 in Orange County was badly injured after he was struck by a car passing through the construction zone. According to initial reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident took place at some point in the early morning rush hour, while many people were traveling along the roads on their way to work.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol have issued a statement regarding the death of a woman who was struck and killed while crossing the road in Orange County on Sunday, March 4th. In their account, they were called to Colonial Drive’s westbound lanes during the night after someone, either one of the people involved or an individual who witnessed the crash, called 9-1-1 to report a collision between a car and a pedestrian.
An incident that took place late on Thursday night in Orange County resulted in the death of a 61-year-old Orlando pedestrian. According to a report from the Orlando Police Department, the pedestrian, a woman who was identified shortly after the collision took place, was on foot and walking along West Oak Ridge Road at close to 11:30 in the evening when she neared the intersection of West Oak Ridge and Defiance Avenue.
In an unusual and unfortunate turn of events, an accident took place on Monday that sent three individuals to the hospital, including a Florida State Trooper. The initial report suggests that the trooper, who has yet to be named, was traveling in Orange County on State Road 528 when they noticed a car then attempting to make an illegal U-turn. The trooper was driving an official Florida State Trooper SUV which was also a K-9 unit.
On Saturday, a car of an unknown make or model was driving southward on Forest City Road close to 8:30 in the evening when it struck a man who was crossing the street. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating this accident which occurred close to All American Boulevard in Orange County. The initial findings suggest that the accident occurred when the pedestrian crossed directly in front of the vehicle as marks on the car clearly show the collision happening along its forward end. At this point in time, it is not clear whether or not the driver or the pedestrian is at fault for the accident.
A deadly accident that occurred along the Florida Turnpike this past Friday has had additional information added by the Florida Highway Patrol. The initial report from indicated that an accident had taken place around 3:00 in the afternoon in Orange County. The report went on to say that this accident, which happened close to State Road 417, involved two individuals who were standing on the shoulder of the highway, attending to their vehicle, and a second vehicle that veered off of the highway and struck the two pedestrians. The new information provides the names of both foot-bound individuals, although it does not yet give a name to the driver of the vehicle.