Orlando Car Accident Attorneys
Few details are available regarding a multi-vehicle collision that took place within Orlando’s popular tourist district on Friday, May 10th, and resulted in the injury of numerous individuals, one of whom was a young child. What we know so far is that the incident happened along the 11700 block of International Drive and involved several vehicles, although the precise number involved has yet to be released in an official statement from any of the law enforcement agencies that responded to the crash reports.
An unusual series of events has resulted in the death of a 24-year-old person from Orlando who was struck and killed by a car on Willowwood Street. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that the incident took place on Monday, February 18th, close to 2:15 in the morning.
A car crash close to Orlando on Friday, February 1st resulted in the injury of a member of the Orlando Police Department as well as the arrest of an individual that the authorities are claiming is responsible. Early reports from the Orlando Police Department and various news agencies around the Orlando area stated that the incident in question happened sometime around 9:30 in the evening, at that it took place at the intersection of University Boulevard and Heather Glen Boulevard. This intersection is located quite near to the University of Central Florida.
On Saturday night, Jean Luckner Camille, 43, of Orlando, was a passenger in the 2007 Chrysler 300 being driven by the 49-year-old Marie Etiene, also of Orlando, as Etiene drove the car north on Rio Grande Avenue in Orange County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson, Sgt. Kim Montes, Etiene suddenly lost control of the vehicle, swerved into the southbound lane, crossed over the sidewalk, and crashed into a fence with a concrete pillar.
A report has been released by the Florida Highway Patrol that two individuals, Kenneth James Mount, 54, and Elizabeth Renee Little, 47, were involved in a one-car accident sometime around 12:00 a.m. Thursday morning in Walton County. While a full explication of the incident is still pending, the information released up until this moment indicates that the accident involved one 2004 Ford F-150 pickup truck which was traveling along the eastbound lane of Padgett Road (Walton CR 183B).
Two separate auto accidents occurred on the afternoon of January 26th, due to a wrong-way driver on State Road 528 in the Orlando area. A 78-year-old male driving a white GMC pickup truck at entered the expressway at approximately mile marker 24 driving westbound in the eastbound lanes. A two-vehicle accident occurred near the on ramp when two vehicles collided trying to avoid the GMC. The driver continued westbound where another single vehicle accident occurred near mile marker 21. In all, the truck traveled over 8 miles before being pulled over by the Florida Highway Patrol. The man’s family was contacted and came to pick him up.
For many people, New Year’s Eve plans involve parties, celebrations, football or some combination of the three. For football fans, this time of year brings joy in the form of several bowl games, many of which are played in the state of Florida. The Orange Bowl in Miami on New Year’s Eve and the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on New Year’s Day will bring thousands of travelers from out of state, in addition to all of the Floridians that will be attending the games or headed to their favorite local spot to watch the game on TV. Many of these revelers will enjoy at least a drink or two during the festivities.
Employees from the State Department of Transportation and the Florida Highway Patrol have joined together under one roof to work together in the brand new Regional Transportation Management Center. Housed in a $11 million facility just north of downtown Jacksonville, the traffic center contains a massive room filled with 32 state-of-the-art workstations and a wall of monitors (18 to be exact) that stream real-time traffic conditions from hundreds of roadside cameras along Northeast Florida’s highways.
According to a report released on Monday by the National Safety Council, deaths related to auto accidents have increased a whopping 14 percent in the first six months of 2015 compared to the same time period last year. A total of almost 19,000 lives were lost on America’s road and highways, with 1,441 of those occurring in the state of Florida. This number represents a 29 percent increase over 2014. This trend is very troubling to safety officials and they have combed the data looking for answers.
It’s tough being a pedestrian, especially in crowded cities. Nationally, the number of pedestrians involved in hit and run accidents declined over the last decade, but the probability of a pedestrian dying has increased. Pedestrian accidents are most likely to occur in urban areas and deaths are most likely to happen between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m.