You Were the Passenger in a Car Accident in Tampa—Now What? 7 Things You Should Know

As a car accident victim, what are your rights after a crash? Against whom do you file a claim if it was an Uber/Lyft driver? What if the driver is a family member? Read on to learn more. Read More

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Tampa, FL - Pedestrian Hurt in Hit-and-Run Crash on East Davis Boulevard

A suspected hit-and-run crash was reported on Tuesday, April 23rd. The crash happened on East Davis Boulevard, near Biscayne Avenue. According to reports, the pedestrian was walking in the area when they were struck by a vehicle. The vehicle then fled the scene following the crash. A witness followed the vehicle and assisted law enforcement with the apprehension of the driver. The pedestrian, who was not been identified, was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The driver of the hit-and-run vehicle was also not identified. Read More

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Belleview, FL - Multiple Injuries Reported in Two-Car Crash on Tuesday

A crash left several people injured on Tuesday, April 23rd. The crash happened in the 13000 block of Southeast 100th Avenue. According to troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol, a Chevy SUV came a curve, failed to negotiate the curve, and struck a Toyota Camry. The driver of the Chevy was ejected in the crash and was found in the roadway by investigators. Rescue workers were forced to cut the roof off of the Camry to extricate the driver. Read More

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Martin County, FL - Mother and 9-Year-Old Child Killed in Rollover Caused by Tire Blowout

A mother and her 9-year-old daughter were killed when an SUV rolled over in a crash that took place on Monday, April 22nd. According to authorities, 31-year-old Annastasia Velez was driving an SUV in the northbound lanes of I-95, near State Road 713. Suddenly, the tire tread on Velez's SUV separated, causing the vehicle to roll over. Velez was taken to Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her daughter, 9-year-old Amarie Santa-Ana, also died in the crash. Her 13-year-old daughter Amani Santa-Ana was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. Read More

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West Palm Beach, FL - Jogger Struck by Vehicle, Killed in Monday Collision

A jogger was struck and killed by a vehicle on Monday, April 22nd. The jogger, identified as 55-year-old Jose Laboy, was in the 5900 block of Fair Green Road around 5:35 a.m. when the crash occurred. The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office reports that 44-year-old Eric Banks was driving a BMW M3 when he saw Laboy and attempted to swerve to miss him. He struck Laboy instead and Laboy was pronounced dead at the scene. Banks initially left the scene to go to his house but later returned and called police. There is no information on whether any charges are expected against Banks. Read More

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Orange County, FL - Two Killed, One Hurt in Sunday Crash

A crash over the weekend left two people dead and one injured. The crash took place on Sunday, April 21st, near North Apopka Vineland Drive and Dressage Drive. Two vehicles were involved in the accident. Authorities report that 37-year-old Delric Freeman collided with a 2010 Lexus driven by 25-year-old Bhowani Jagmohan as Jagmohan attempted to make a left turn. Both Jagmohan and his passenger, 24-year-old Christina Bacchus, died in the collision. Freeman was seriously hurt and taken to Orlando Hospital for treatment. Read More

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Orange Park, FL - Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy Seriously Hurt in Motorcycle Crash

A Clay County Sheriff's Office motorcycle deputy suffered serious injuries when he collided with another vehicle on Monday, April 22nd. The crash took place on Kingsley Avenue, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Investigators have determined that the deputy was traveling to the scene of another crash when he was involved in the collision at issue. A Nissan Rogue was traveling westbound when the driver made an improper lane change and collided with the deputy's motorcycle in the inside lane. The deputy was taken to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The 77-year-old Rogue driver did not suffer any injuries. Read More

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Sunrise, FL - Bicyclist Killed in Monday Hit-and-Run Crash

A bicyclist is dead following a hit-and-run crash on Monday, April 22nd. The crash happened along West Oakland Park Boulevard around 3:45 p.m. According to officials with the Sunrise Police Department, the bicyclist was struck by a vehicle and died at the scene. Police have not identified the bicyclist at this time. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene but was taken into custody a short time later. The driver has also not been identified publicly. Read More

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Marion County, FL - Driver and Passenger Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on State Road 40

Two people were killed in a crash that occurred on Saturday, April 20th. The crash took place on State Road 40. According to investigators, a Chevy Cobalt was traveling eastbound on SR 40 while a Chevy Silverado was traveling westbound. For reasons unknown, the Cobalt left the roadway, traveled onto the grass shoulder, and then rotated back into oncoming traffic before crashing into the Silverado. Officials with the Marion County Fire Rescue responded to the crash scene. Read More

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Winter Garden, FL - One Airlifted After Crash on State Road 429

A crash on State Road 429 left at least one person with serious injuries. The crash happened on Monday, April 22nd, around 3:30 p.m. Police were called to the scene near mile marker 20 at the Stoneybrook West Parkway exit. A total of three vehicles were involved in the collision, although the cause of the crash is unclear. A medical helicopter was called to the scene to assist one injured victim. The victim was airlifted to a nearby hospital in unknown condition. There is no word on whether any other injuries were sustained. Read More

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