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
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