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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Lee County, FL - FHP on Scene of Injury Crash Along Palm Beach Boulevard

The Florida Highway Patrol was on the scene of a crash in Lee County near Fort Myers Shores on Thursday, January 23rd. The crash was reported along Palm Beach Boulevard near Buckingham Road. According to reports, officials set up a roadblock at the crash scene. The eastbound lanes of Palm Beach Boulevard are affected by the roadblock. Injuries were reported as a result of the accident but there is no word on the nature or extent of the injuries. Authorities have not provided any details on the circumstances leading up to the collision. Drivers were advised to find alternate routes of travel. Read More

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Hillsborough County, FL - Kelcey Edwards Seriously Hurt in Crash on I-75

A 44-year-old man from Thonotosassa, FL was seriously hurt when his car collided with another vehicle on I-75 in Hillsborough County. The crash happened on Tuesday, January 21st just before 9:00 a.m. At that time, authorities say that Kelcey Edwards was driving a 2004 Mercedes SUV on I-75. At the same time, 31-year-old Sarah Heckman was driving a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta in the northbound lanes. Heckman went around stopped traffic but then drove into the median to avoid hitting other vehicles. After entering the median, she came back into the roadway and struck the Mercedes driven by Edwards. The impact caused the Mercedes to overturn. Edwards was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. There were no other injuries reported. Read More

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Pompano Beach, FL - 1 Killed, 4 Hurt in I-95 Rollover Crash

One person was killed and four others were injured in a rollover crash that took place in Pompano Beach on Tuesday, January 21st. The accident happened around 4:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-95 near the Sample Road exit. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 18-year-old driver of the vehicle died in the crash. Four injured victims were taken to Broward Health North. There is no word on their conditions at this time. Troopers were on the scene for several hours conducting a crash investigation. There were significant traffic delays in the area as investigators looked into the crash and cleared away the wreckage. Read More

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Marion County, FL - 1 Killed, 1 Seriously Hurt in Highway 27 Crash

A crash in Marion County left one person dead and another injured on Tuesday, January 21st. The crash happened along the northbound lanes of US 27. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 62-year-old Eugene Flechas was traveling northbound on 27 in the outside lane. At the same time, 51-year-old Alvaro Navarro was also traveling northbound in the inside lane. For unknown reasons, Flechas collided with the rear of Navarro's vehicle. Flechas was killed in the crash while Navarro suffered serious injuries. There is no word on whether the injuries are life-threatening. Read More

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Miami, FL - Scooter Driver Critically Hurt in Tuesday Crash

A scooter driver was taken to a Miami hospital following a crash on Tuesday, January 21st. The crash took place around 1:30 p.m. on North Roosevelt Boulevard. According to officials, 50-year-old Ann L. Veum of Madison, WI was riding her scooter in the 3800 block of North Roosevelt when she collided with a silver Honda SUV. Veum was transported via helicopter to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. She was listed in critical condition due to injuries suffered in the crash. There is no word on the identity of the other driver and no information on whether any charges are expected. Read More

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Kendall, FL - 1 Airlifted Following Monday Crash on Don Shula Expressway

One person was transported to a local hospital after a crash on the Don Shula Expressway in Kendall. The crash took place around 7:00 a.m. on Monday, January 20th. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol say that a Volkswagen Jetta collided with a concrete truck in the southbound lanes of the roadway near Kendall Drive. The injured victim was airlifted to the scene and taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. The roadway was closed until about 10:30 a.m. while investigators worked at the scene. There is no information on the cause of the crash at this time and the identities of the victims have not been released. Read More

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Hallandale Beach, FL - 2 Transported Following 4-Car Crash on Hallandale Beach Boulevard

Four cars were involved in a crash, which took place in Hallandale Beach on Monday, January 21st. The crash was reported around 10:30 a.m. The Broward County Sheriff's Office and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene at Hallandale Beach Boulevard and Three Islands Boulevard. According to reports, a white Nissan GT-R, a Tesla, a Mustang, and a fourth unidentified vehicle were involved in the collision. The accident took place when the Nissan was traveling at a high rate of speed along Hallandale Beach Boulevard. The car ran a red light before crashing into the Tesla. The Tesla then struck the Mustang. Two occupants of the Tesla were transported to a hospital. One of the occupants suffered serious injuries and the other sustained minor injuries. No one else was hurt in the crash. Read More

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Miramar, FL - 5 Hospitalized Following Monday Crash on Miramar Parkway

Five people were taken to the hospital following a crash on Miramar Parkway. The accident was reported on Monday, January 20th. According to the Miramar Police Department, a vehicle attempted to make a left turn near 164th Avenue when it was T-boned by another vehicle while turning. The second vehicle then struck another car before coming to rest. A total of five victims were transported with unknown injuries. There is no word on the identity of the victims or their conditions at this time. Read More

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