Wrongful Death | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
A Florida law enforcement community is mourning the loss of one of their own this week after a deputy with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office was struck and killed during a hit-and-run collision on Interstate 275 in St. Petersburg.
Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol in Osceola County are currently searching for the driver responsible for a deadly hit-and-run collision that claimed the life of a local bicyclist early yesterday morning along E Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee.
In an area that has recently been plagued with a rash of serious hit-and-run accidents, authorities in Daytona Beach were yet again dispatched to an area along International Speedway Boulevard to investigate another such incident that claimed the life of a local bicyclist last Sunday evening.
After nearly a month of exhaustive investigative work, authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol have finally been able to identify the make and model of the vehicle they believe was involved in a deadly hit-and-run collision on June 3 that claimed the life of a bicyclist from Cocoa.
Officials with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) are currently requesting the public’s assistance with the identification of a hit-and-run driver that claimed the life of a 41-year-old bicyclist on County Road 337 in Levy County last Friday evening.
According to preliminary collision reports from officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, a five-year-old child kidnapping victim passed away Thursday evening after the vehicle she was riding in crashed into a retention pond located near the 9B exit of Interstate 95 in Duval County.
After searching for several days without results, authorities with the Melbourne Police Department finally found the vehicle believed to have been connected to a deadly hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a popular restaurant manager over the weekend.
A 22-year-old individual was apprehended and taken into custody earlier this week for his alleged involvement in a deadly collision that claimed the life of a 77-year-old bicyclist along 18th Avenue North in Pinellas County, according to detectives with the St. Petersburg Police Department.
According to public arrest records from the Miami-Dade Police Department, a 33-year-old South Florida woman turned herself in after the holiday weekend to face charges for her alleged involvement in a drunk driving collision that claimed the life of a 61-year-old man in mid-October.
A recent string of severe motorcycle accidents in the Orlando area have Orange County authorities on high alert and working overtime to determine the exact nature of these collisions, as well as hopefully provide some much-needed closure to the family and friends who have lost their loved ones.