Three people have died in a car accident including a state trooper and a tow truck operator, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Author: Julie Fidler/Tue, Apr 29, 2014/Categories: Accidents
One woman was killed yesterday when a dump truck plowed into an oncoming vehicle after crashing through a median guard rail on Interstate 4 in Volusia County, Florida. State troopers say the woman was in the car that was struck by the dump truck.
Author: Cynthia Diaz Shephard/Tue, Apr 22, 2014/Categories: Accidents
A car crashed through the wall of a church in Fort Myers, Florida, during Easter Sunday services, injuring about two dozen people, police said.
Nearly 200 people were attending the service at the Second Haitian Baptist Church when, at about 8 p.m., a Lexus sedan plowed into the building, CNN reports. The driver of the car told police her brakes failed as she entered the church parking lot.
Author: Lillian Chiu/Sat, Apr 19, 2014/Categories: Accidents
A Florida woman was set on fire when a cell phone battery exploded at a Hialeah gym, CBS Miami reports. Jackie Marinas says she was working out at Planet Fitness when she became the victim of a “freak accident”. “I was going to get some water, I heard the boom,” Marinas told CBS Miami. “I thought it was a firecracker. It sounded kind of loud but then I felt the heat in my arm. Somebody yelled your hair is on fire.”
Author: Cynthia Diaz Shephard/Wed, Apr 16, 2014/Categories: Accidents
Brooks Robinson, a former Major League Baseball (MLB) star and baseball Hall of Famer, is planning to bring a lawsuit against the Seminole Tribe of Florida over injuries he alleges to have suffered after falling at the tribe’s casino.
Author: Cynthia Diaz Shephard/Tue, Apr 15, 2014/Categories: Accidents
Two young girls and a Good Samaritan were killed after being struck by a car in Miami, Florida, this weekend. The driver of the car may have operating under the influence of alcohol.
Florida Contractors Found to Blame in Deadly Blast that Killed a Man, Disfigured a Woman, and Traumatized Their Young Son
Author: Cynthia Diaz Shephard/Thu, Mar 27, 2014/Categories: Accidents
An Okaloosa County, Florida, jury just returned a $14.8 million verdict over the death of one man and a woman’s severe injuries that have been blamed on a gas explosion in their home.
Author: Lillian Chiu/Wed, Mar 19, 2014/Categories: Accidents
A tragic crash in Florida killed a Duke University student and seriously injured another. The group of students was on their way back from a spring break trip, where they spent five days canoeing and camping on the Blackwater River in Florida, when their van was hit by a pickup truck on Friday. In a news release, Duke said that 21-year old Rebecca DeNardis was taken to a hospital in Creview, Florida and pronounced dead. Another student, 21-year old Joao Correia Marques, had to be airlifted to Pensacola hospital, according to Northwest Florida Daily News. Another student remained in a hospital as of Saturday, although Duke did not released information about the student’s identity or their condition.