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Passenger Killed During SUV Test Drive Crash in Winter Haven

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 28, 2022

A test drive ended in tragedy this past Thanksgiving weekend after one person was killed during an auto accident near a car dealership along Cypress Gardens Boulevard in Winter Haven, according to early reports from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

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Toddler Dies During Drunk Driver Crash in Polk County

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 12, 2022

After registering a blood alcohol level nearly twice the legal limit for the state of Florida, a 30-year-old Polk City woman was taken into custody for her alleged connection to a deadly drunk driver crash that claimed the life of a toddler early Wednesday morning.

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Professional Golfer Bart Bryant Killed During a Rear-End Crash in Polk County

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on June 3, 2022

Amateurs, enthusiasts, and professional golfers from around the world are mourning the loss of one of their own this week after three-time PGA Tour champion Bart Bryant was killed during a rear-end collision in a construction zone on State Road 33 in Polk City, Florida.

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Four-Car Crash in Polk County Kills Multiple Individuals

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 29, 2021

Investigators with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are currently trying to determine the chain of events behind an alleged abduction and subsequent high-speed chase that led to the deaths of four people, including the suspect, this past Monday along Lake Hatchineha Road.

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75-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed While Crossing the Street in Lakeland

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 20, 2021

According to preliminary accident reports from the Lakeland Police Department, a 75-year-old female pedestrian was struck and killed by an SUV this past Wednesday morning as she was walking across North Socrum Loop Road near Sandpiper’s Way in Polk County.

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Fatal Amtrak Train Crash in Polk County Kills Mother and Son

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on April 25, 2021

Local law enforcement and additional Polk County authorities are currently working to determine the exact cause of a deadly Amtrak train accident that occurred on April 22nd, 2021, and claimed the lives of a 20-year-old mother, her 4-month-old son, and severely injured another individual who was in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

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Driver Charged with DUI Manslaughter for Role in Fatal Lakeland Semi Collision

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on January 16, 2021

A 31-year-old Highland City man has been arrested and charged with two counts of DUI manslaughter for his direct connection to a fatal drunk driver accident that occurred back on November 20th, 2020, which subsequently killed two men, according to the latest developments in the case reported by officials with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

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Deadly Polk County Motorcycle Accident Claims the Life of a Davenport Biker

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 17, 2020

According to officials with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, a 58-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a hit-and-run collision with another vehicle along U.S. Highway 27 on November 14th, 2020. Their incident reports indicate that the suspect who allegedly caused the fatal motorcycle accident has since been arrested and charged with one count of leaving the scene of a crash involving death and one count of operating a motor vehicle without a driver’s license.

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Three Family Members Killed in Polk County Head-on Collision

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 25, 2020

Authorities with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating a tragic fatal multi-vehicle accident that claimed the lives of four people late Friday evening along S.R. 60 near Indian Lake Estates in Lake Wales near Winter Haven. Preliminary reports indicate that an 83-year-old driver was traveling at an excessive speed when he attempted to pass another vehicle within a no-passing zone. This dangerous decision led to a catastrophic chain reaction of collisions along the roadway, as well as the unnecessary deaths of the driver and three additional innocent victims.

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