Police chases are exciting on TV, but they are very dangerous for everyone involved. One wrong slip and innocent people can get caught up in the chase. That’s what happened in a recent crash reported on by CBS Miami.
Police were chasing a suspect who assaulted a cop after refusing to stop. They were following the suspect when the officer struck a vehicle on N.W. 7th Avenue. The collision pushed the officer’s cruiser into a third vehicle. Both of those … Read More
We expect to be safe from cars when we’re inside of a building, but sometimes a driver can lose control and smash through a window. That’s what happened at an arcade in Delray Beach. CBS Miami has the story.
The crash happened last Sunday. Seven people were injured in the crash, including the older driver. Two were treated at the scene. The rest were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Police do not know why the older gentleman swerved … Read More
Pregnant women need to be careful when driving on the road. Even a small accident could damage a growing baby. Late-term mothers could spontaneously go into labor and have a premature birth. This is why pregnant women are often taken to the hospital as a precaution even in minor accidents, as happened in this case from NBC Miami.
A pregnant woman and an officer were involved in a three-vehicle crash last Friday. It happened on SW 147th Street and … Read More
Florida has more to worry about than just drunk and careless drivers on the road. Florida is full of wildlife that can block roadways and cause serious injuries. Notably, Florida is full of alligators that can stop a vehicle in its tracks. CBS Miami shared two stories about this phenomenon.
A man was injured near Tampa after he ran into an alligator with his motorcycle. He didn’t notice it until it was too late. He hit the 10-ft alligator and … Read More
Finding a hit and run driver can be tough. Once the news of their crimes hits the airwaves, some people do go into hiding. One family is demanding that the person responsible for their hit and run accident come forward and turn themselves in. NBC Miami explains.
The accident caused permanent brain damage to an infant in the vehicle. The mother had just taken the child, just days old, out of the car seat to feed it. The impact caused … Read More
A high school teen is hailed as a hero after saving the life of a police officer she was passing on the road. CBS Miami shared the story of the quick-thinking teen.
Thalia Rodriguez is studying how to be a first responder as part of a magnet school program. Part of her training is to go on ride-alongs with firefighters and police. As she was going to one of these she came upon the officer. He had crashed his motorcycle … Read More
A lawyer in Key West is fighting hard to defend their client. That can be seen by what a story from CBS Miami says regarding a case there. It’s a tough case. The accused is charged with killing officers in a crash.
The woman was charged with DUI manslaughter and was taken into custody yesterday. Her lawyer immediately kicked up a fuss. According to him, they were going to surrender peaceably and put in a plea of not guilty, but … Read More
Hit and run accidents are egregious and must be punished. They show cowardice on the part of the driver. People usually flee from accidents because they’re either scared or intoxicated. Here we have an example of the former, as reported by CBS Miami.
A teen on a bicycle was struck by the hit-and-run driver in a Pompano Beach neighborhood. This particular incident had many witnesses. Neighbors in the area saw the car in question doing doughnuts in the middle of … Read More
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