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Multi-Vehicle Crash In NW Miami Injures At Least Three People

Posted: January 22nd, 2021 | Categories: In The News

This last year has been especially tragic for our community, as well as for communities across the country and around the world, leading to more funerals than ever before. The sadness we feel when we lose a loved one is great indeed. But imagine that pain of mourning being exacerbated by an additional tragedy taking place during the funeral! This is exactly what happened on Monday in the Northwest Miami-Dade … Read More »

Multi-Vehicle Crash On Turnpike Leads To Overturned Tractor-Trailer In Ditch

Posted: January 13th, 2021 | Categories: In The News

According to this report from Local 10, a portion of Florida’s Turnpike had to be partially closed because of an accident that happened near northwest Miami-Dade. This happened last Wednesday morning at around 5:15 a.m. A crash involving three passenger vehicles involved a tractor-trailer. As a result of the force of the impact, the big rig was pushed off the highway and ended up in the embankment where it overturned. … Read More »

A Multi-Car Crash Kills One

Posted: January 6th, 2021 | Categories: In The News

On the road, especially on major highways, speedways, and turnpikes, the actions–or the mistakes–of one person can inflict pain and suffering on many around them. The majority of multi-vehicle accidents begin with a single misjudgment. That one cause leads to various effects, setting into motion a chain of events that can affect–or even end–countless lives. For example, a 60-year-old driver caused a multi-car crash on I-75 last Wednesday morning. This … Read More »

Longtime Customer Crashes Through Local Coffee Shop

Posted: December 30th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

Walter’s Coffee Shop, located at 17009 South Dixie Highway, was established in 1965. It has been a staple of the Miami community for decades, serving, not just coffee, but also waffles, omelets, and breakfast quesadillas. But, as WSVN recently reported, the coffee shop was affected by a freak accident this week. Last Monday, around 2.45 p.m., just as the mainly breakfast-and-brunch-focused restaurant was preparing to close at 3 p.m., a … Read More »

Two Killed In Rollover Accidents

Posted: December 23rd, 2020 | Categories: In The News

Today we have two stories about fatal rollover crashes. The first comes from Local 10 News. A man from Fort Lauderdale died in a fatal single-vehicle crash on westbound State Road 84 and I-595 West. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol said that the SUV drove into a painted gore and crashed into an attenuator head-on. The SUV hit it so hard that it overturned and killed the man at … Read More »

New Study Shows LED Headlights Save Lives

Posted: December 16th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

You could trace the history of cars through the history of safety features. One recent improvement has been the switch from halogen headlights to LED headlights. A new report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows this. CBS Miami reports. The IIHS has urged the auto industry to switch to these lights for some time. They are an improvement because they can illuminate the road much further than halogens. … Read More »

Two Young Children Killed When Driver Plows Into Family Fun Park In PCB

Posted: December 9th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

It’s a fact of life that accidents can strike anywhere. Every activity of our lives carries a risk of injury. But some accidents are so rare that they are deemed as ‘freak’ accidents. Nevertheless, they can still be someone’s responsibility, as in this case. The Miami News Herald reported on an accident that killed two young siblings in Panama City Beach. They were playing mini-golf at Coconut Creek Family Fun … Read More »

Woman Fatally Struck By SUV Near Northwest 103rd Street

Posted: December 2nd, 2020 | Categories: In The News

The residents of a Miami Dade neighborhood are in shock after a woman who was well known to them was fatally struck by an SUV over the weekend.  Local 10 Station WPLG’s Madeline Wright reported that the incident happened on Sunday, November 29th, near Northwest 103rd Street and Northwest 13th Avenue near a Dollar Tree store that the woman often frequented.  Authorities say that 70-year-old Maria Hernandez was crossing the … Read More »

Car Fire After Accident On The Venetian Causeway Sends Three To The Hospital

Posted: November 25th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

A vehicle that caught fire along the Venetian Causeway in Miami sent three people to the hospital on Friday.  WVSN, Channel 7 in Miami, reports that the incident happened when a Mercedes sedan was traveling along the Venetian Causeway when the driver lost control of the vehicle near the intersection of Northeast 12th Place.    According to Miami Police Commander Freddie Cruz, the car struck the median, hit some trees, and … Read More »

Miami Man Dies In Parachute Accident

Posted: November 18th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

A Miami man was killed in North Florida after his parachute did not properly deploy during a practice jump on Friday. According to the article appearing on the Click Orlando website, seven men, all originally from Cuba, were practicing for an event to honor the family members of fallen police officers. In a statement to reporters on Friday, Major Brad Smith, spokesperson for the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office, said that … Read More »

One Person Dies In House Fire

Posted: November 11th, 2020 | Categories: Uncategorized

A house fire that raged in a home in a residential area in Homestead has stunned area neighbors and left one person dead.  CBS Local in Miami reports that the fatal blaze happened on NW 18th Street on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 10, just after 1:00 p.m. Firefighters with the Homestead Fire Department rushed to the scene and were able to get the fire under control.  Unfortunately, one person … Read More »

Three Teens And A Child Injured In Firearm Accident

Posted: November 3rd, 2020 | Categories: In The News

According to Stanford University’s Children’s Health Institute, approximately 3.3 million children live in households where there are firearms. Some of those weapons are left loaded at all times. Researchers have found that a child living in a home with a gun is 22 times more likely to be involved in an accidental shooting. CBS 4 in Miami reports that a shooting incident in southwest Miami-Dade which caused injury to two … Read More »