As kids, we’re taught to look both ways before we cross the street, as there are cars out there with distracted drivers. Investigators aren’t sure what happened as of yet, but one woman is dead after a Hallandale Beach pedestrian accident, according to WSVN.
Monday was an ordinary day for most, but it’s been forever changed for at least two people. A lady in her 60’s was crossing the street with her shopping cart. She was struck by another driver, … Read More
It’s always sad to read about people killed in crashes, but it’s especially sad to read about police officers losing one of their own because of a car crash. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened for the Delray Beach Police Department.
CBS Miami reported Monday on the loss of Christine Braswell. She was riding a scooter with another officer in Key West. A vehicle came from out of nowhere, striking the two of them and killing Braswell. The other officer … Read More
The news doesn’t always have all the information about a crash at the time the story goes to press. We might learn that something happened, but not why. For some readers, the why may not matter, but for the people involved in the incident, it does quite a lot. Here is an instance.
A violent crash in Miami has left police scratching their heads over who caused the incident. CBS Miami reported on the incident.
The crash happened at Southwest 17th Street and 25th Avenue. Two vehicles collided in a neighborhood. One stopped in the street, the other plowed through a fence. Residents of the neighborhood came rushing out to investigate and help the injured.
Everyone in the crash was hurt. One person died and six others were taken to the hospital. Three … Read More
When the media first encounter a story, the reasons behind a crash aren’t apparent. All that is seen is the aftermath, the injuries and wreckage, that make the incident newsworthy. There is an information gap. Yet it still must be reported.
But families and the court system will want to know the reasons and will do their utmost to investigate. Here’s an example. CBS Miami reported on a crash in Miami Gardens. The reasons for the crash are unknown, … Read More
A report from the National Highway Safety Board has revealed disturbing statistics about motorcycle riders in the State of Florida. NBC Miami reported on the data. Here’s what was discovered about riders in 2015
- 9,000 motorcycle accidents in the state.
- 606 of them were fatal. This is a 30% increase from the prior year.
- Florida leads the nation in fatal motorcycle crashes.
- Miami-Dade County had the most deaths at 67 and most crashes happened in South Florida.
What are … Read More
Wrong-way driving is a chief cause of fatal accidents, and it’s happening more often according to a report from CBS Miami. Here is just the latest example of one, this time on the Florida Turnpike.
An elderly woman in her 70s was driving on the Florida Turnpike in the wrong direction. She was heading north in the southbound lanes. A tractor-trailer tried to swerve out of the way but could not dodge the woman in time and struck the car … Read More
Good Samaritans, the bystanders who risk their own skin to save someone’s life, are true heroes. A recent story from CBS Miami talks about a group of four from a local high school who saved the life of a woman after a truck accident.
The four from Central Florida High School saw the accident. A woman and her child were in a crosswalk with a truck coming their way. The truck, for whatever reason, didn’t stop. The woman pushed the … Read More
Does anyone like the express lanes on I-95? Those flimsy poles don’t stop people from diving into the lanes. Now the state is starting to get lawsuits about the shoddy safety measures used to separate the express lanes from the rest of the interstate.
CBS Miami reports that a young woman had her leg crushed when a car dived into the express lanes and crashed into her and a friend, both of whom were riding motorcycles. The car came through … Read More
An intense crash happened in Flagler County in North Florida. Five people were killed in the three-car incident. Here’s what we know.
Near the town of Bunnell on U.S. 1, a car turned in front of a truck. The truck slammed into the side of the car on the driver’s side and killed all five people inside the car. The driver of the truck was uninjured, but two of the passengers in the truck were. One of them was a … Read More