Orlando Car Accident Lawyers
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.
An unexpected car accident in Putnam County took the life of a well-known and well-loved musician on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016. The deceased, 38-year-old Bennie Clifton of San Mateo, FL, was the bass player for the band “Clark Hill.”
A mid-day SUV rollover accident at the corner of U.S. Highway 1 and Fischer Street in Stuart has left one man dead and four others injured. Three people, including the deceased, were traveling southbound on U.S. 1 in a silver Honda CR-V when they attempted to make a left hand turn onto Fischer Street. The CR-V turned into the path of a Chevy Tahoe traveling northbound on U.S. 1. The Tahoe struck the CR-V in the passenger side, flipping it over onto its top. The CR-V continued to slide across the intersection before coming to rest against a pole.
In a large multi-car pile-up accident on Saturday, November 21, 2015, more than a dozen people were injured. The accident occurred in Melbourne in the southbound lanes of I-95, around mile marker 180. Because of the size of the accident and the number of vehicles involved, all lanes of the interstate had to be closed temporarily, backing up traffic. On Saturday night, however, the right lane was able to be re-opened to normal usage.
The intersection of Andrew Redding and Lantana Road was the site of 42 accidents in 2014. Those the number of accident is down this year to just 11, but that number may increase sharply in the coming months. The intersection is very close to the location of the old Holley State Hospital, which was purchased by a developer and is now being converted into the Water Tower Commons.
Last month, an Orlando teenager stole a car and proceeded to speed down Colonial Drive, crashing into several businesses and eventually hitting two light poles and splitting the car in half.