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A Sheriff’s Deputy Dies After Being Struck At A Checkpoint

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

The Miami Herald reports that a Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy has died, and a second deputy was injured after they were both struck by a motorist over the weekend. According to an official statement released by Monroe County Sheriff Kevin Crook, on Sunday, July 26th at approximately 12:00 a.m., Deputy Dylan Pickle and Deputy Zach Wilbanks were both struck at a checkpoint in Hamilton, Mississippi. According to Sheriff Crook, the … Read More »

A Man Has Died In A Single-Vehicle Crash Into The Lyric Theater

Posted: July 22nd, 2020 | Categories: Uncategorized

A man suffering from a medical emergency has died in a single-vehicle crash after driving his vehicle into the historic Lyric Theater earlier this month. Details pertaining to the nature of the medical emergency has not yet disclosed to the public. The Miami Herald reports that the accident happened at approximately 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 16th, at 819 N.W. Second Avenue in Miami’s Overtown neighborhood. According to a statement … Read More »

A Woman Enters A No Contest Plea For An Accident That Killed Two Teenagers In 2018

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

Whenever someone is charged with a crime, they usually enter a plea of guilty or not guilty, and there is a trial.  However, in some cases, where there is enough evidence for prosecutors to convict a case, a defendant will enter a plea of no contest.  With such a plea, the defendant is not admitting to guilt or claiming evidence but chooses not to go through a more lengthy trial … Read More »

Two People Are In The Hospital After A Head-On Collision With A Truck In Fiesta Key

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

Head-on collisions are one of the most dangerous and violent types of accidents, especially if the head-on collision is part of a multi-vehicle crash. Such a dangerous head-on collision occurred near the Channel 2 Bridge on Tuesday. Τhe accident has sent at least two people to the hospital. One of the injured passengers currently in the hospital is a child. The Miami Herald reported on its website that the crash … Read More »

A Man Is Looking For The Good Samaritan That Saved His Life

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

A man who survived a horrific crash last month is looking for the Good Samaritan who kept him from bleeding to death until help arrived. Local 10 reported on its website that on Monday, June 8th, at approximately 4:00 p.m.,  Navy veteran Jay Santana was driving his vehicle along University Drive when he collided with a white van that was making a left turn onto Johnson Street. From his hospital … Read More »

A Driver Is Placed On A $15,000 Bond For a DUI Accident That Killed Someone Earlier This Year

Posted: June 24th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

Everyone knows that it’s never a good idea to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  While someone might be lucky enough not to get caught, getting into an accident while intoxicated means having to face dire consequences – especially if someone loses their life as a result. A South Florida woman suspected of causing a deadly accident in March turned herself over to the authorities in Hialeah … Read More »

The Driver Of A Jeep Involved In A Hit-And-Run Accident Has Been Apprehended By Police

Posted: June 17th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

Hit-and-run incidents can be frightening and dangerous, especially for victims left behind.  Fort Lauderdale Police have arrested a suspected hit-and-run driver after a pursuit and a rollover crash in Fort Lauderdale last week.  NBC Miami reports that at approximately 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9th, Fort Lauderdale Police dispatchers received a call about a collision between a Jeep and a golf cart. The person driving the Jeep was reported to … Read More »

Two Teenagers Die In A Roll-Over Crash At A Rock Island Road Intersection

Posted: June 10th, 2020 | Categories: Car Accident

A two-vehicle crash involving a carload of teens and a pickup truck in Tamarac last month has left two people dead. Authorities are still investigating the crash. CBS Local in Miami reported on the station’s website that the fatal crash happened at the intersection of Rock Island Road and Commercial Boulevard at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 28th. According to a statement issued by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, … Read More »

Investigators Look For Evidence Of A Mechanical Failure Claimed To be Responsible For A Plane Crash

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

A flight instructor is blaming engine failure as the cause of a fatal plane crash that occurred in Miramar last month. Federal investigators, however, haven’t found any evidence to back up the claim. The Sun-Sentinel reports that investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)  and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have been looking into a plane crash that happened on Tuesday, May 12th, at approximately 8:00 a.m. Onboard the … Read More »

A Man Died After A Hit-And-Run, DUI Boating Accident

Posted: May 27th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

Almost everyone knows that it’s a bad idea to be driving while under the influence of alcohol. The rules about operating a motor vehicle on Florida’s roadways are equally applicable when on the water as well. WSVN in Miami reported that Miami Beach authorities have arrested a man in connection to a fatal DUI hit and run crash that happened near Star Island on Tuesday, May 12th.  On Friday, officers … Read More »

Police May Have Been Involved In A Hit-And-Run, Six Officers Suspended

Posted: May 20th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

Six officers have been suspended due to their potential involvement with a hit-and-run accident last May. The Miami New Times reports. Miami’s Internal Affairs division has reason to believe that the suspended officers were chasing a vehicle against regulations before it was involved in the hit-and-run accident. The speeding vehicle T-boned an SUV, ejecting and killing the driver at the scene. Two others in that vehicle were taken to the … Read More »

FIU Bridge To Be Rebuilt

Posted: May 13th, 2020 | Categories: In The News

After the tragic collapse of the Florida International University Bridge that killed six people in March of 2018, the Florida Department of Transportation has recently announced plans to build another bridge in its place. NBC Miami reports that FDOT and Florida International University announced on Wednesday, May 6, that the pedestrian bridge would be rebuilt with the lessons from the previous bridge collapse kept well in mind.  Officials say that … Read More »