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Three people, including a toddler, were injured on Friday, January 4th, after the car in which they were traveling drove underneath a large semi-truck hauling a tank. Reports from the Orange County Fire Rescue indicate that the incident took place at close to 6:20 in the evening and that the vehicles involved were traveling along either East Colonial Drive and or Gloucester Street. It is not known if the accident happened at the intersection of these two streets or if the collision happened along one street with the other being affected due to the proximity of the accident to the intersection.
Members of both the Brevard County Fire Rescue and the Palm Bay Fire Rescue teams were on hand to try and battle a massive fire that erupted along I-95 after two tractor-trailers collided with one another close to the Malabar Road exit. According to the official report from Brevard County Fire Rescue, the incident happened sometime before 5:15 in the afternoon, although the precise reasons behind why the two trucks collided are not known.
A Chevrolet pickup truck was headed west on U.S. 98 about 10:30 a.m. Monday morning when they approached the intersection with Citrus Way. At the same time, a box truck traveling south on Citrus Way was also approaching the intersection, which has a stop sign and flashing red light for north-south traffic. According to eyewitness accounts, the Chevy pickup began traveling through the intersection, and the approaching southbound semi-truck did not stop for the light or traffic signs. The semi essentially ran the pickup truck over, and it immediately burst into flames.
One man was killed and other seriously injured when the truck they were driving collided with the back of another truck on State Road 528 in Orange County. Florida Highway Patrol accident investigators are still conducting their investigation into the accident but report that the accident involved a U-Haul truck pulling a trailer and a pickup truck that was also hauling a trailer. Officers say that a 22-year-old passenger was killed and the 58-year-old driver of the U-Haul truck was seriously injured because they were following the pickup truck and trailer too closely when the accident occurred.