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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 »

Brake Failure on School Bus, No one Injured!

Posted: September 30th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident

A ride home on the school bus turned into a harrowing experience for some South Florida students when the brakes on the bus failed. The high school students were on their way home from Spanish River High School on Wednesday. Students who were interviewed after the incident said they heard a loud noise and smelled smoke just prior to their runaway bus began to careen out of control into oncoming … Read More »

Broward County Officer Laid to Rest after Accident

Posted: September 27th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident

A deputy from Broward County Sheriff’s Office who was tragically killed in an accident was laid to his final rest on Friday. On September 11th, 32-year-old Daniel Rivera, a 10-year veteran of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, was injured in a horrific car crash while on his commute to work. Rivera somehow lost control of his cruiser. His vehicle ended up wrapped around a tree. Rivera passed away last Saturday. … Read More »

Propane Tank Rupture Injures Worker, Gas Contained

Posted: September 26th, 2013 | Categories: Personal Injury

A propane tank rupture in a Lauderhill residential neighborhood has sent a worker to the hospital on Wednesday. According to investigators, an employee of the gas company was filling an underground tank when the valve broke in the area of Northwest 29th Street and 56th Avenue. While both emergency crews and the gas company state that the gas leak has been capped, one of the workers was injured and taken … Read More »

Failed Cat Rescue Leads to Deadly Crash

Posted: September 25th, 2013 | Categories: Car Accident

One driver has been killed and another is seriously injured after an attempt to save a cat on the Florida Turnpike. According to officials, 35-year-old Michael James Schneider was headed northbound on the Florida Turnpike when he saw a cat in the center lane of the highway. Schneider decided to park his pickup truck to rescue the cat. Another car, driven by 75-year-old Mary Jane S. Alston was driving on … Read More »