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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Miami, FL - Three Teenagers Killed, One Hurt as Car Crashes Into Building

Three teenagers were killed and another injured when a car slammed into a building in Miami today. The incident took place around 5:30 am near Northeast 125th Street and 14th Avenue. The three victims were members of a soccer club and were preparing to travel to a game when the crash occurred. The victims have been identified as 17-year-old Richecarde Dumay, 15-year-old Lens Desir and 13-year-old Gedeon Desir. A fourth victim was hurt and was taken to the hospital. The extent of that person's injuries are unknown at this time. All three of the deceased teenagers were students in the Miami-Dade public schools. Read More

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Boynton Beach, FL - Hit-and-Run Reported Early Saturday on Boynton Beach Boulevard

A hit-and-run in Boynton Beach left a pedestrian seriously hurt early this morning. The crash happened on West Boynton Beach Boulevard around 2:30 am. According to officers, a pedestrian was crossing the road when he was struck by a Nissan Altima. The Altima failed to stop after the crash, leaving the man lying in the roadway. The victim was transported to Delray Medical Center with serious injuries. He has not been identified at this time but is described as being approximately 30 years old. Read More

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Sarasota, FL - Motorcyclist Critically Hurt in Crash on State Road 776

A motorcyclist sustained critical injuries in a crash with a vehicle on Thursday, May 23rd. The crash happened in Sarasota on State Road 776 around 2:15 pm. According to reports, Jacob Davis, 22, was riding a motorcycle on SR 776 near the intersection with West Fray Street. Suddenly, Davis encountered a car attempting to make a left turn into a driveway. The 71-year-old driver of the vehicle turned directly into Davis's path. Davis attempted to swerve but collided with the right rear of the vehicle. Davis was rushed via helicopter to a local hospital and sustained critical, life-threatening injuries in the crash. The driver of the car was not hurt while a 72-year-old passenger sustained minor injuries. Read More

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Osceola County, FL - Anibal Soto Killed While Riding Bike Across Orange Blossom Trail

A 56-year-old man is dead after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle across Orange Blossom Trial on Thursday, May 23rd. The crash happened around 11:00 pm near the intersection with Orange Vista Boulevard. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol report that Anibal Soto was riding his bicycle northbound across Orange Blossom Trail when he was struck by a Honda Civic. The Civic collided with the left side of Soto's bike. Soto was taken by ambulance to Osceola Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Civic has not been identified. Troopers report that Soto was not traveling at a crosswalk when the crash occurred. Read More

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Palm Beach County, FL - Eric Dryer Killed in Crash Involving Impaired Driver

A 30-year-old driver is dead following a crash on Haverhill Road this morning. The accident happened around 12:30 am near the intersection with Belvedere Road. According to reports, Eric Dryer was driving a 2017 Jeep Wrangler northbound on Haverhill when he approached the intersection with Belvedere. As he neared the intersection, a Chevy Venture driven by 21-year-old Jon French, Jr. turned directly into the path of Dryer's vehicle. Dryer's car rolled over after impact and he was ejected from the vehicle. An ambulance transported Dryer to St. Mary's Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. Read More

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St. Augustine, FL - 9-Year-Old Child Dies After Being Struck by Car at Boat Ramp

A 9-year-old child has died after being struck by a car outside of a boat ramp in St. Augustine. The incident took place on Thursday, May 23rd. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office reports that the boy was at the Moultrie Creek Boat Ramp when a driver attempted to back up the ramp. The driver was facing towards the water when he began backing up. He ran over the boy, who sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital. The boy succumbed to his injuries around Noon on Friday. Deputies have not identified the driver. Read More

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Southwest Miami-Dade, FL - Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Dump Truck

A crash involving a dump truck and a motorcyclist left the motorcyclist dead in Southwest Miami-Dade. The crash occurred on Friday, May 24th around 1 pm. The Florida Highway Patrol, along with the Miami-Dade Police Department responded to the Florida Turnpike near Quail Roost Road upon receiving a report of the crash. When crews arrived on scene, they began investigating. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead on scene but their identity has not been released at this time. There is no word on how the crash occurred or whether the driver of the dump truck suffered any injuries. Read More

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Sarasota County, FL - Man Killed After Crashing Into Bus

A 31-year-old Venice man is dead after crashing into a bus on Thursday, May 23rd. The crash happened on the US-41 Bypass, near Center Road. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicate that a Sarasota Transit Bus was stopped in a left turn lane when it was struck from behind by a 2010 Toyota Corolla driven by the 31-year-old man. The man's car struck the bus before coming to rest across the left turn and straight lanes of the roadway. The Corolla driver, who has not been identified, was killed in the crash. Neither the bus driver nor the lone passenger suffered any injuries. Read More

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Hillsborough County, FL - Passenger Seriously Injured When Driver Loses Control of Vehicle

A driver and a passenger suffered serious injuries in a crash on I-4. The crash happened on Wednesday, May 22nd, around 3:04 a.m. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol report that 33-year-old Myron Jynaro Wimbley was driving a 2018 Isuzu box truck when, for reasons unknown, he lost control of the vehicle, veered off the roadway, and crashed into a barrier wall. 19-year-old Shaderiah Ayana Thompson was a passenger in the truck at the time of the crash. Wimbley and Thompson were both ejected in the crash and both were taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. There is no word on whether the injuries are life-threatening. Read More

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