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Drunk Driver Very Fortunate To Survive Train Crash

Posted: January 8th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

Alcohol affects different people in different ways, but it’s never a good idea to drink and drive. The National Transportation Highway Administration (NHTSA) estimates that more than 10,000 people lose their lives, and far more are injured because of a drunk driver. In addition to the tragedy of accidents involving impaired drivers, there can also be incidents where no one was hurt, but the situation could have ended tragically. One … Read More »

Video Reveals Truck Crashing Into Airport

Posted: January 1st, 2020 | Categories: In The News

Recently released surveillance video shows a truck ramming into the car rental area at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport on Thursday, December 19th, just before 3:00 a.m. The NBC affiliate station in Miami reported on its website that the video shows a white, four-door GMC Sierra pickup truck as it crashes into the building at a high rate of speed, coming to an abrupt stop as it hit the National … Read More »

Cold Case Arrest Made In Florida, Trucker Involved

Posted: December 25th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

A murder case that happened almost 40 years ago may have been solved thanks to excellent police work and DNA evidence. CBS Local in Miami reports that truck driver James Curtis Clanton of Lake Butler has been arrested in connection to the 1980 sexual assault and murder of 21-year-old Helene Pruszynski in the state of Colorado. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock told reporters that deputies had Clanton under surveillance for … Read More »

Surveillance Footage Catches Fatal Pedestrian Crash, Driver Didn’t Even Slow Down

Posted: December 18th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

A hit-and-run crash in Fort Lauderdale last week has left one person dead on Thursday, December 12th. Surveillance footage taken from a business near the scene of the crash indicates that the suspect driver in the incident didn’t even slow down. CBS Local in Miami reports that the crash happened at approximately 2:20 a.m. in the 1000 block of Sunrise Boulevard when a man with an umbrella attempted to cross … Read More »

Teen Dies After Stunt With Bucket Truck

Posted: December 11th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

Birthdays are usually a time of celebration. For one North Lauderdale family, however, what should have been a day of celebration of a teen’s 16th birthday turned into one of mourning earlier this month. NBC Miami reports that on Sunday, December 1st, in the 4900 block of North State Road 7 at approximately 2:40 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was riding his bike when he was run over and killed. According … Read More »

Expert Witness Testimony Put To The Test

Posted: December 4th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

A legislative change put in place in 2013 by Governor Rick Scott that would require judges to apply more stringent rules for the admission of expert witness testimony may be put to the test in a six-year-old case in which five people were killed. CBS Local in Miami reported on Wednesday, November 27th on the station’s website that in July of this year the 4th District Court of Appeal ordered … Read More »

Cyclist Struck By Box Truck, Pinned Under Vehicle

Posted: November 28th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

Accidents involving commercial trucks can end up being severe; especially when another smaller vehicle is involved.  Even though a passenger vehicle can move quicker than a box truck or a big rig can, a truck can easily outweigh a passenger vehicle – or a bicycle. That seems to be what happened when a woman was riding her bike along Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast Eighth Street in Miami on Wednesday, November … Read More »

Teen Crashes Jeep While Being Chased By Police For Hit-And-Run On Palmetto Expressway

Posted: November 20th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

A teen driver has been arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) in connection to several hit-and-run crashes that happened along the Palmetto Expressway on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 13th. According to a report filed by CBS Local in Miami, a spokesperson for the FHP said that Robert Lee Harden, 19, slammed his Jeep into a vehicle while being pursued by officers for his role in connection with another … Read More »

Cellphone Thief Caught After Striking Utility Pole

Posted: November 13th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

Most people know that when they are stopped by law enforcement officers, it’s a good idea to comply in order to avoid more severe consequences.  Attempting to flee the long arm of the law is never a good idea, as one Pembroke Pines man has recently learned. The Sun-Sentinel reports that on Tuesday, November 12th, Ariel Garcia, 24, was facing the charge of cellphone theft when police officers attempted to … Read More »

Woman Arrested In Connection With Hialeah Hit-And-Run

Posted: November 6th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

Last week the Hialeah Police Department arrested a woman in connection to a hit-and-run crash on October 25th that left one woman dead. NBC Miami reports that Natasha Boone, 22, of Dania Beach is facing the charge of first-degree murder after her van struck another woman, Norky Contreras, 42 at an area pawn on the night of October 25th. According to the arrest report, the vehicle Contreras was traveling in … Read More »

Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Hit Disabled Person

Posted: October 30th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

Miami Police are still searching for the motorist who was involved in a hit-and-run crash, which left a woman in a wheelchair injured earlier this month. CBS Local in Miami reports that on Thursday, October 17th, a woman in her 60’s was crossing the intersection at NE 2nd Avenue and 54th Street in her wheelchair at approximately 3:30 a.m. when she was struck by a motorist. Eyewitnesses at the scene … Read More »

Hialeah Man Arrested For Having Illegal Gas Tank

Posted: October 23rd, 2019 | Categories: In The News

Drivers on Florida’s roads are being increasingly surrounded by a danger that is mostly invisible and potentially deadly.    CBS Local in Miami reports that a Hialeah man was recently arrested after authorities discovered he had an illegal gas tank in his truck that was designed to sell gasoline on the black market. Such vehicles, according to the Florida Highway Patrol, are of grave concern because these vehicles, which act as … Read More »