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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 »

Car Split In Half Kills One Teen, Critically Injures Another

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

A crash which happened on Tuesday morning in Southwest Miami Dade has taken the life of one high school senior. A second senior classman from Homestead Senior High School was also critically injured in the accident and had to be airlifted to Kendall Regional Medical Center. According to a story that appeared on the CBS Miami affiliate website, the vehicle that the teens were in a vehicle that was split … Read More »

Two Dead In I-75 Crash

Posted: August 29th, 2018 | Categories: Car Accident

The state of Florida has seen more than 250,000 traffic incidents so far in 2018. So far there have been more than 159,000 of those which have resulted in injury and more than 1,800 deaths. Unfortunately, there will now be two more fatalities can be added to the total number of deaths for this year. According to a story that was reported on the CBS local station in Miami, a … Read More »

Officer Injured In Overnight Crash

Posted: August 15th, 2018 | Categories: In The News

It’s no secret that anyone can be hurt in an accident at any time – including those brave men and women who are there to help ensure the public safe. Such a scenario unfolded in Miami when a police officer was injured in an accident that happened in North Miami Beach Thursday, August 9th. According to a story appearing on the CBS Miami local website, the crash happened at the … Read More »

Officers On The Hunt For Hit And Run Driver

Posted: August 8th, 2018 | Categories: Car Accident

It seems unfathomable that anyone could hit another person and drive away from the scene of the accident. Even though getting into such an unfortunate situation may trigger the natural instinct to fight or flee, it should be resisted at all costs. To avoid facing the most serious charges, if someone hits a pedestrian, bicyclist, or even another vehicle, it is required that they stay at the scene of the … Read More »