Orlando Car Accident Lawyers
Officers with the Orlando Police Department are in the process of finishing up an investigation into a two-car collision that took place on Tuesday, May 12th, within the City of Orlando and resulted in the death of a 73-year-old woman. According to their reports on the event, the accident took place after police began to pursue two individuals believed to be connected with a homicide that was under investigation. The car connected with the homicide was identified by a license plate reader somewhere in Orlando on Monday night, and then the car itself was spotted by an officer with the Orlando Police Department on Tuesday morning, prompting police to begin to follow the vehicle.
News writers throughout Central Florida enjoyed themselves on Thursday, February 13th, as a result of an incident that took place along the northern lanes of Interstate 75, close to Lake Panasoffkee and Wildwood, that involved a truck full of cows. Puns abounded in the headlines even as the content of the news story itself was a little less delightful, involving, as it did, a car accident with an unknown number of injuries. The reports from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office indicated that the incident happened sometime during the day, although a precise time was not given.
A t-bone crash at an intersection close to Avalon Park resulted in the death of a 23-year-old Orlando resident on Thursday, April 4th. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicate that the incident took place at the intersection of Avalon Park Boulevard and Perdido Drive and involved two vehicles: a Toyota pickup truck and a Buick SUV.
Early reports from deputies with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office offered some information regarding the fatal pedestrian accident that happened early on the morning of Sunday, March 17th, and involved a 41-year-old man. According to these reports, the pedestrian, a Seminole resident, was walking across Starkey Road when the incident took place.
Recent findings published in the 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety indicated that the number of deaths that happen throughout the world as a result of auto accidents has reached an all-time high. In 2016, says the report, 1.35 million people died in traffic-related incidents. This stunning number moves traffic-related fatalities upwards on the list of the most common ways people die; now the 8th leading cause of death for people of every age around the world, traffic-related deaths have surpassed both HIV/AIDS as well as tuberculosis.
On Friday, August 24th, police officers working with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of burglaries happening within a residential area inside of Orange County. When deputies reached the area, sometime around 3:30 in the morning, they quickly located the car believed to be carrying those committing the robberies. The car itself had also been reported as stolen sometime earlier in the morning, although it is not clear if this theft was what precipitated the police response of if they were indeed at the scene in response to the domestic break-ins.
Usually, 12:35am is a quiet time of night for Orlando residents who live on Bonneville Drive. Close to the University of Central Florida, this residential street receives heavy traffic, but it is still lined with homes and families, many of whom were sleeping on June 20th, when Bruce Bonds, a 37-year-old Orlando man, failed to negotiate a tricky curve as he approached Hertha Drive, hit a tree, and crashed into a home on Bonneville Drive’s 2400 block. The home, owned by a Ms. Morse, was badly damaged in the accident, but she and an unnamed guest were fortunately in a different part of the house and suffered from no injuries.
At this present moment, the authorities in Florida are still looking for a woman who is being accused of stealing a pizza delivery car from its driver on Wednesday Evening before subsequently crashing this car into a private home. According to a report issued by the Florida Highway Patrol’s Sgt. Kim Montes, the pizza delivery man had left his car for a few moments in order to deliver a pizza when the unknown and unnamed woman climbed into the car and drove off. The theft happened around 7:30pm, and the woman drove the car down Winder Trail, crossed over three separate yards, and ultimately crashed the vehicle into a home. During the time of the accident, the home was empty.
Around 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, three cars, a 2016 Toyota, a 2016 Nissan, and a 2011 Volkswagen, were stopped at the stoplight at the intersection of State Road 535 and Meadowcreek Drive. Before the light turned green, a four-door Toyota traveling north on State Road 535 reached the intersection. The driver of the Toyota, the 24-year-old Carlos Cintron Torres, did not stop or slow down his vehicle as he approached the intersection. The first car crash involved the 2016 Toyota, and then his car went on to collide with the back of the Nissan as well. Due to the high magnitude of the impact, the Nissan was thrust into the Volkswagen ahead of it.
On Monday morning, a hit-and-run accident occurred in Orlando, on I-4, close to Michigan Street. A few moments later, the car involved, a four-door Chevrolet, took a turn too fast, flipped, and crashed into a pole at Michigan Street and Woods Avenue. According to the Florida Highway patrol, two women and a boy crawled out of the upside-down vehicle as it ignited in flames. The trio then climbed into another car which was at the scene and fled.