Collier County, FL - Police Respond to Hit-and-Run with Injuries on I-75

The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a hit-and-run with injuries on Saturday, May 30th. The incident took place at about 6:15 and troopers were on scene by 6:40. Officers responded to I-75 near mile marker 70. According to reports, at least one person was hurt due to the crash. The other driver fled the scene before police could arrive. There is no update on the victims' condition at this time and police have not released any additional information. A thorough investigation into the crash will be conducted. Read More

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Police fire

New Port Richey, FL - 41-Year-Old Woman Killed in Crash on U.S. 19

A 41-year-old woman from Crystal River is dead following a five-car crash that took place on Saturday in New Port Richey. The crash occurred around 1:00 a.m. on U.S. 19 near the intersection with Beacon Woods Drive. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to reports, the deceased victim was driving an SUV when she stopped for a red light on U.S. 19. As her vehicle was stationary, she was hit from behind by a 31-year-old man from Crystal River. The initial impact pushed the SUV into traffic where it collided with a vehicle that was making a left turn. Two other cars were struck before all vehicles came to rest. The unidentified 41-year-old woman died at the crash scene. Four others sustained minor injuries. Read More

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Fort Pierce, FL - Thomas Wilke Identified as Victim in Fatal Wednesday Motorcycle Crash

The victim of a fatal motorcycle accident in Fort Pierce has been identified by authorities. The crash originally took place on Wednesday, May 27th around 12:30 p.m. According to a report, 25-year-old Thomas Wilke was riding his motorcycle on Seaway Drive near the intersection with Colonnades Drive. As he proceeded on Seaway, a driver suddenly exited a shopping center, striking Wilke's motorcycle. Wilke was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver was not hurt in the crash and has not been identified. Read More

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Candle

Northwest Miami-Dade, FL - ATV Driver Killed in Hit-and-Run with SUV

A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash that took place in Northwest Miami-Dade. The crash was reported just after 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 29th. The Miami-Dade Police and Fire Rescue responded to the scene near Northwest Eighth Avenue. According to reports, the victim was riding an ATV when he was hit by a black SUV. Rescue workers pronounced the unidentified ATV driver dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV fled before police could arrive. Police have not developed a suspect at this time. Read More

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Crosswalk

Polk County, FL - Man Killed in Truck Crash on State Road 60

A 45-year-old man is dead following a truck crash in Polk County on Friday, May 29th. The crash took place around 6:20 a.m. near County Line Road. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, 45-year-old David Wierzbinski of Riverview was driving a Freightliner semi-truck when he struck a Volvo tractor-trailer from behind. The crash caused a chain reaction with the Volvo then striking a 2001 Peterbilt semi-tractor. The Peterbilt was stopped in the westbound lanes at the time of the crash. Wierzbinski died at the crash scene. The Volvo driver, 58-year-old Andrew Larkins suffered injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. No one else was hurt in the crash. Read More

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Fire truck

Martin County, FL - Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Jensen Boulevard

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Jensen Beach Boulevard in Martin County. The crash took place on Friday, May 29th. Police and rescue officials responded to the scene near US 1 and Britt Road. According to reports, the motorcyclist died at the crash scene. The identity of the deceased victim has not been released at this time. It is not clear how the crash took place or if there were any other injuries. The crash caused the closure of the roadway and motorists were advised to expect delays as they traveled through the area. Read More

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Motorcycle

Tampa, FL - Deputy Seriously Hurt After Being Hit by Car on North Florida Avenue

A deputy with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office suffered serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while chasing a suspect on Thursday. The crash occurred just after 9:30 a.m. at the intersection on North Florida and West Fletcher Avenue. According to reports, 59-year-old Leonard Stoll spotted two teenagers accused of shoplifting. As Stoll attempted to apprehend the suspects, they ran away. Stoll then began a foot pursuit. When he reached the intersection of North Florida and West Fletcher he was hit by a passing vehicle. Stoll sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The vehicle driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Police have ruled out speed and impairment as factors in the crash. Read More

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Pasco County, FL - 28-Year-Old Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Hudson Avenue

A 28-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash that took place in Pasco County on Wednesday, May 27th. The crash happened at the intersection of Hudson Avenue and Clayton Boulevard. Officers report that the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Hudson when he was hit by a sedan that turned directly into his path. The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital where he later died. The driver, a 68-year-old man from Hudson, did not sustain any injuries. Neither the driver nor the motorcyclist were immediately identified and no further information surrounding the crash is available. Read More

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Motorcycle

Tamarac, FL - Two Killed in Rollover Crash on Rock Island Road

Two people were killed and two others were injured in a rollover crash that took place in Tamarac. The crash happened on Thursday, May 28th around 4:30 a.m. Officials responded to the intersection of Rock Island Road and Commercial Boulevard near the Florida's Turnpike shortly after the accident occurred. According to reports, a silver Corolla and a gray pickup truck collided with one another. The Corolla rollover following the crash. Two of the four Corolla occupants died as a result of the accident. Two more were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. There is no word on whether anyone in the pickup sustained injuries in the crash. Read More

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Candle 2

Orange County, FL - One Killed in Car Accident on State Road 408

A driver was killed in a crash that took place in Orange County on Tuesday, May 26th. The accident was reported around 8:30 p.m. Police responded to the scene at State Road 408 near the on-ramp to Division Avenue. According to reports, a driver died at the scene of the crash. There is no information on the driver's identity or the cause of the accident at this time. Rescue crews also responded to the scene. The roadway was closed while authorities worked to clear away the wreckage and investigate the accident. Read More

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