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Florida Is Changing How They Collect Toll Fees Amid The Covid-19 Pandemic

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

In just a few short weeks, Coronavirus or Covid-19 has affected nearly every aspect of our lives. To maintain public safety and health, schools and businesses have closed in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus. Now, according to a recent announcement made by the Florida Department of Transportation, all cash tolls are to be suspended. According to a story appearing on the NBC Miami website, as of … Read More »

A Sudden Car Accident At A Church Injured Several People And Killed One

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

A crash in Miami Gardens has taken the life of one person and left several others injured at an area church last week. The church was reaching out to the community in its bi-weekly charity function. Details of the crash have not been released yet. CBS Local in Miami reported on its website that the accident happened on Wednesday, March 11th, at approximately 3:00 P.M. at the Mt. Pisgah Seventh … Read More »

The Father, Son, and Their Dog Are All Safe After A Plane Crash

Posted: March 11th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

A father and son and their dog are going to be alright after their single-engine plane crashed into a tree on Sunday morning. The Sun-Sentinel reported on its website that Jason Dougherty, 47. and Caleb Dougherty, 22 of Garden City, Kansas were heading from Kansas City to the Florida Panhandle for a vacation when their Beechcraft Bonanza plane went down. Jason Dougherty was piloting the small aircraft when it crashed … Read More »

A Multi-Car Crash Closes All Lanes Of The Palmetto Expressway Except For One

Posted: March 4th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

It’s not unusual for multi-vehicle crashes to be severe, especially when roadways are at their busiest, nervous tensions run high, and drivers are distracted.  Such a collision involving several vehicles happened last week in the southbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway. While the accident completely shut down traffic for at least two hours during rush hour, thankfully, no one was seriously hurt. The Miami Herald reported that the morning pileup … Read More »

Dodge Charger Hits A Tent And A 3-Year-Old Boy Loses His Life

Posted: February 26th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

It’s a part of our nature as humans to want to lend a helping hand when someone is hurt or in trouble – especially if that person happens to be a child. According to a report appearing on the CBS local website in Miami, on Valentine’s Day, a 3-year-old boy and his parents were set up at a roadside stand along the South Dixie Highway near Homestead when a Dodge … Read More »

Driver of Black Chevy Impala Collides Head-On With Another Vehicle

Posted: February 19th, 2020 | Categories: Car Accident

Miami-Dade law enforcement agencies are currently investigating a head-on collision involving three vehicles in Miami Gardens on Monday morning that left two people seriously hurt. Investigators are asking any possible eyewitnesses to come forward with any details that might help them in the case. CBS Local in Miami reports that the crash happened at approximately 9:00 A.M. within the 20900 block of NW 2nd Avenue just south of the county … Read More »

18 Year-Old Teen Killed In Hit-And-Run Accident. Driver Is Still At Large.

Posted: February 12th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

An 18-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in northwest Miami-Dade over the weekend, leaving his mother devastated. NBC Channel 6 in Miami reports that on Sunday, February 9th, Derek Betancourt had been riding in the 19600 block of Northwest 47th Avenue at approximately 8:00 P.M. when a motorist struck him. According to a spokesperson for the Miami-Dade Police Department, the 18-year-old was left for dead in … Read More »

Woman Driving Under The Influences Crashes Into Deputy’s Cruiser

Posted: February 5th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

According to NBC Miami, a woman is facing the charge of driving under the influence of alcohol after crashing her pickup truck into a Polk County Sheriff’s deputy’s cruiser last month. On Tuesday, January 28th, two cruisers from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office were traveling on Lakeland Road when they encountered a pickup truck being driven by 46-year-old Indi Williams, who was crossing the center line and driving erratically. The … Read More »

Motorcycle Event Ends In 28 Arrests

Posted: January 29th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

The annual Wheels Up, Guns Down event that took place earlier this month on Martin Luther King Day has ended in 28 arrests and several impounded vehicles this year. CBS Local in Miami reports that the disruptive and illegal event involving motorcyclists from around Miami and the surrounding area had no injuries of bikers, but two police officers were hurt, and there were lots of citations and multiple arrests made. … Read More »

Mother Killed At Opa-Locka Intersection Protecting Her Son

Posted: January 22nd, 2020 | Categories: In The News

A mother was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Opa-Locka at an intersection. NBC in Miami’s Julia Bagg reported that the fatal crash happened on Wednesday, January 15th at approximately around 9:45 p.m. at the intersection of Northwest 135th Street and Northwest 30th Avenue. The family and friends of the woman known as De-de were shocked at how anyone could hit a person and simply drive away.  Those … Read More »

Tanker Truck Falls Into Canal In Broward County

Posted: January 15th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

A tanker truck crashed into a canal after it collided with another vehicle along the Florida Turnpike in Broward County last week. The injured driver of that tractor-trailer rig had to be rescued by emergency crews. NBC Miami reports that the incident happened near Hollywood Boulevard when a two-vehicle crash involving a Mercedes Benz and an 18-wheeler at approximately 6:00 a.m.  The tanker trailer was sent off the pavement of … Read More »

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 »