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Elder Crashes Speeding In His Lamborghini

Posted: December 5th, 2018 | Categories: Car Accident

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), averages of 28 people per day were killed in auto accidents involving a driver who was under the influence of alcohol in 2016. The statistics further point out that on average, one person is killed every 53 minutes, raising the potential of being in an alcohol-related crash to one chance in three. According to a story which was reported on the … Read More »

One Dead, Three Injured In Pedestrian Accident

Posted: November 28th, 2018 | Categories: In The News

No one has any idea when or where an accident can happen. Whether you are in a motor vehicle, on a bicycle or even enjoying a walk with family members, tragedy can strike. Such a tragedy happened just before the Independence Day holiday this summer when a family was struck by a car while walking on a sidewalk in Sunny Isles Beach. The accident left the father dead and the … Read More »

Officer Charged With Vehicular Homicide In Miami

Posted: November 20th, 2018 | Categories: In The News

For the most part, we trust our law enforcement officers to practice safe behavior and know that they will be there to protect and to serve the public when the need arises. On rare occasions, sadly, these brave men and women are also capable of making a bad decision that can end up causing harm to themselves and others. In a story appearing on the NBC – television station in … Read More »

Support Dog Reunited With Veteran After Crash

Posted: November 14th, 2018 | Categories: In The News

Many of us understand the benefits and value that pets add to our lives. While service animals fulfill a similar role, they are specially trained to assist those who need them in order to successfully live their daily lives. In a story appearing on the CBS local affiliate in Miami, a United States Air Force veteran from Kansas who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been reunited with his … Read More »

Four Bicyclists Struck From Behind

Posted: November 7th, 2018 | Categories: In The News

Florida remains the states in the U.S. with the highest rates of bicycle/automobile accidents. In 2017, there were 111 reported fatalities in Florida and many hundreds more accidents involving serious injury. According to the Florida Crash Records Website, in over half of these crashes alcohol was a contributing factor. Thankfully, however, it appears that alcohol was not involved in a recent crash which happened in Venice earlier this week. In … Read More »

Van Flips After Police Chase, One Hospitalized

Posted: October 24th, 2018 | Categories: Car Accident

The National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA) reports that more than 10,000 people are killed each year in rollover crashes. This means that a total of 33% of all motor vehicle fatalities occurring annually in the US are the result of rollover accidents which involve a single vehicle. The NHTSA asserts that even in the case of rollover crashes, motorists and passengers are 75% less likely to be killed if they … Read More »

Crash Requires Windshield Removal To Extract Victim

Posted: October 17th, 2018 | Categories: Car Accident

A rollover crash can be one of the most terrifying accidents to ever experience. Wearing a seatbelt can make a huge difference between a rollover accident resulting in minor injuries or something far more serious.  This appears to be what may have happened in the case of an accident which occurred in Fort Lauderdale on the afternoon of Sunday, October 7th, leaving two people injured. The NBC affiliate station in … Read More »

Police Seek Help Finding Hit And Run Suspect

Posted: October 10th, 2018 | Categories: In The News

.The Miami-Dade Police Department is once again asking the public’s help in finding a hit and run driver that struck and killed a pedestrian in northwest Miami. In a news story which appeared on the NBC Miami affiliate station website, the victim has been identified as 35-year-old Carlos Gilberto Garcia. Chacon was struck by an unknown vehicle in the 300 block of 109th Avenue at approximately 5:16 a.m. on Sunday, … Read More »

Traffic Stop Leads To Police Shooting

Posted: October 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Car Accident

While some Florida residents feel safer with the state’s stand your ground laws, such legislation, may embolden some people to take unwise risks. That may have been what happened during a routine traffic stop conducted by Sheriff’s deputies in Orlando which ended in a motorist being shot. According to a story appearing on the CBS local website in Miami, Orange County Sheriff’s deputies in an unmarked cruiser pulled over a … Read More »

Suit Against City Lifeguard Who Injured Beachgoer Begins

Posted: September 26th, 2018 | Categories: In The News

A civil trial involving a tourist who was run over on Ft. Lauderdale Beach six years ago got underway on Tuesday morning at the Broward Judicial Complex. The trial began with opening statements and testimony from both sides was given. CBS Local Miami reports that Rinda Mizelle, a teacher who was visiting Ft. Lauderdale from North Carolina is suing the city after she was run over by a Beach Patrol … Read More »

Carjacking Turns Into Collision

Posted: September 19th, 2018 | Categories: In The News

An armed carjacking turned into a fiery head-on collision with police Tuesday afternoon at around 4:40 p.m. NBC Miami reported that the carjacking suspect has been identified as Kieron Darnell Womble, 18.  A spokesperson with the Miami Police Department indicated that that Womble is currently facing a number of charges which include armed carjacking, aggravated assault, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and fleeing and eluding police. The police arrest … Read More »

Couple Did The Right Thing Despite Being Hurt

Posted: September 13th, 2018 | Categories: In The News

Helping others in time of need is important to many people. One couple who did what they felt was the right thing when coming upon an accident on the I-95 is now recovering after being hurt when they lent assistance in a deadly crash. Isadore and Tiffany James had just flown into town to celebrate their wedding anniversary and were taking the 1-95 to their hotel when they saw a … Read More »