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Driver and Passenger Go to Hospital after Ramming Fire Truck

Posted: October 21st, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident

Miami-Dade law enforcement officials said in a statement that an accident happened near Southwest 37th Avenue and Eighth Street when a vehicle crashed into a City of Miami Fire Rescue truck that had its sirens and lights flashing. The rescue truck was not carrying any passengers at the time of the accident. The driver of the car was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The passenger who was in … Read More »

Boat Capsizes off of Miami Coast, Several Dead

Posted: October 17th, 2013 | Categories: Personal Injury

Four women have died and 11 have been arrested after a boat with more than a dozen people on board capsized early Wednesday in the waters off of South Florida. According to reports from the U.S. Coast Guard, the incident happened just before 1:00 a.m. when one of the survivors on the boat dialed 911. Passengers on the boat included Haitians and Jamaicans. Rescuers found four adult females underneath the … Read More »

Boyfriend Makes Plea for Hit-and-Run Driver to Come Forward

Posted: October 16th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, Personal Injury

A woman who was jogging has suffered serious injuries after she was struck by a hit and run driver on Monday night. Law enforcement continues to search for the driver responsible in the incident. Odiliana Gonzalez and her boyfriend, Angel Pinto were jogging near the intersection of Country Club Prado and South Greenway Drive, at around 6 p.m. when Gonzalez was hit by a vehicle. Eyewitnesses to the incident describe the … Read More »

Florida Keys Woman Arrested after Domestic Dispute Leads to DUI

Posted: October 15th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident

When you’re in an altercation with someone who is drunk, it’s important to make sure that they don’t have access to motor vehicles. Sober people need to prevent drunk people from getting behind the wheel. Sometimes you might have to take extraordinary measures. A recent news story from the Keys talks about a domestic dispute involving a drunken woman. Teresa Week’s husband was furious that his wife had been drinking. … Read More »

Elderly Driver Crashes through Three Yards

Posted: October 14th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, Personal Injury

In another amazing Miami story, an older driver took quite the wrong turn getting back to her home. The 60-year-old driver managed to put her Mercedes through three yards, mowing over fences, dodging swimming pools, and hitting a sunbather before coming to a stop against her own house. The sunbather that was injured was taken to Broward Health Medical Center in serious condition. Her condition has since degraded to critical. … Read More »

Boy Dies in a Swimming Pool on Cruise Trip

Posted: October 11th, 2013 | Categories: Insurance, Personal Injury

A 6-year-old boy has drowned in one of the pools on board a Carnival Cruise Lines ship while at sea over the weekend. In a statement by the cruise line on Monday, officials said that the Carnival Victory was on the last leg of a four-day Caribbean cruise Sunday when the boy drowned in the mid-ship pool. The boy was in the pool area with other family members at the … Read More »

Garbage Truck Driver Dies after Tire Blowout

Posted: October 10th, 2013 | Categories: Personal Injury, Truck Accident

According to Florida Highway Patrol, at around 12:30 p.m. Monday afternoon, a SWS Waste Management truck crashed into a barrier while traveling northbound on the Turnpike near 106th Street. A South Florida truck driver was pronounced dead on the scene after one of vehicle’s tires blew out on the highway. No one else was injured. Every year, there are thousands of truck accidents that result in injury or death. Accidents … Read More »

Police Chase Ends in Living Room and a Big Hole

Posted: October 8th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, Personal Injury

Hollywood resident Teresa Alvarado was startled by a series of deafening booms on Friday night that ended up with a police cruiser crashing into the side of her home. Police were responding to a burglary call in the area of 5010 Johnson Street at around 8:00 p.m., when the officer responding to the call and the driver of a BMW were involved in the accident. Yaileen DeLaRosa, age 11, was … Read More »

Wrong Way Crash on US 1 Leads to Death

Posted: October 4th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident

The Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating an accident that has killed one driver and left another injured. The two-car crash occurred just after 3:30 a.m. Thursday in the southbound lanes of U.S. 1. Investigators said the driver of a pickup truck was driving northbound in the southbound lanes before crashing head-on into the driver of a white Buick. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the crash and found the driver of … Read More »

Armed Robbery Chase Leads to Police Cruiser Damage

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, Personal Injury

Hialeah Police offers were led on a chase by an armed robbery ending in the suspect’s Volkswagen Passat colliding with a police cruiser.  The armed robbery was reported at 2125 West 52nd Street in Hialeah. According to Hialeah police spokesman Det. Carl Zogby, it is unknown whether or not the victim of the robbery was hurt. During the chase, there was a secondary accident that involved a Hialeah Police Department … Read More »

One Dead and Three Injured in Multi-Car Crash

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident

One person is dead and three people are injured after a multi-car crash on Sunday. The chain-reaction crash occurred at the intersection of Southwest 117th Avenue and 72nd Street. According to Miami-Dade Police reports, a car smashed into another vehicle, causing it to impact with two other vehicles that were stopped at a red traffic light. The accident claimed the life of one victim, a man in his 50s. Three … Read More »

Texting While Driving is now Illegal in Flordia

Posted: October 1st, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident, Personal Injury

It will soon be illegal to text while driving in the state of Florida. As of Tuesday, October 1, 2013, State legislators successfully passed the texting while driving ban across the entire state. This new law is one of more than two dozen additional laws passed by state legislators that are scheduled to begin. Florida is joining 40 other states with similar bans on texting while driving. The law makes … Read More »