St. Augustine, FL - Two Hurt in Crash on US 1 at Stokes Landing Road

A two-car crash on US 1 left two people injured on Thursday, January 10th. Police responded to the crash scene near the intersection with Stokes Landing Road, just south of International Golf Parkway after 8:00 pm. According to reports from the scene, a blue SUV and a white pickup truck collided with one another. Both vehicles sustained heavy front-end damage in the crash. At this time, it is not clear exactly how the accident occurred. Two people sustained injuries and were taken to a local hospital for treatment. There is no word at this time on their identities or conditions. Read More

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Cocoa, FL - Multiple Injuries Reported in Airboat Crash at Lone Cabbage Fish Camp

An airboat crash near the Lone Cabbage Fish Camp left multiple people injured on Thursday, January 10th. The Brevard County Fire Rescue responded to the incident near State Road 520 on the St. Johns River. Crews were able to determine that three people were injured in the crash. A Good Samaritan allowed fire rescue workers to use a boat in order to rescue people trapped on the airboat. A total of three people suffered injuries in the crash. One of the injured victims was sent to the trauma unit at a nearby hospital. There is no word on their condition at this time. Read More

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Tallahassee, FL - Man Dies in Monday Boating Accident

A local man died in a boating accident on the Ochlockonee River on Monday, October 1st. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the crash took place around 3:30 pm. Authorities say that Aaron Smith was operating a 14-foot boat with two passengers on the river when his boat struck an object submerged in the water. Smith suffered serious injuries. His two passengers, John Walker, and Charles Lanham, called 911 and attempted rescue efforts before emergency personnel arrived. Sadly, Leon County EMS declared Smith deceased upon their arrival. Read More

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Sarasota, FL - Local Student Killed in Boating Accident

A 22-year-old dental student died in a boating accident on Sunday, September 30th. The accident took place on Saturday, September 29th at Lido Key Beach in Sarasota. Around 4:50 pm, Margaret "Maggie" May Murray, was in the water off the beach. At the same time, a pontoon boat operated by 26-year-old Dax Benfield entered the water where Maggie was swimming. Maggie was struck in the head by the boat's propeller according to an initial investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Division. She was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital where she died the next day. Read More

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Key West, FL - 15 Year Old Boy Dies After Being Struck by Boat Propeller

A 15 year old boy died after he was struck by a boat propeller in the Florida Keys on Sunday. According to officials with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, the boy was between the Cudjoe Key and Summerland Key when the incident occurred. He was apparently swimming in a channel at the time. Emergency officials rushed the boy to shore. Paramedics were on scene to transport him to a hospital. Sadly, he suffered cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead. Read More

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Edgewater, FL - 5 Year Old Struck by Boat Sunday Afternoon

A boating accident in Edgewater left a 5 year old boy with injuries on Sunday afternoon. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission reports that a person was driving a boat when the driver was thrown from the boat while it was in motion. The boat continued to travel on its own when it struck the boy. It is believed that the boy was swimming in the river when the boat struck him. Read More

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Tampa, FL – Two Jet Skis Collided Sunday Afternoon, Injuries Result

In 2017, there were almost a million boats registered in Florida, more specifically 944,162. In 2017, there were 766 boating accidents across Florida. Boating accidents happen every year across Florida and we want to stand by your side if you have been affected by one of these accidents. Read More

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – Scuba Diver Struck by Passing Boat Propeller, Injured

A 23-year-old scuba diver was injured when he was struck by a passing boat propeller. He was surfacing at the time of the incident, which took place off the coast of Fort Lauderdale. Read More

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Tampa, FL – One Fatality Stems from Boating Accident, One Hospitalized

One fatality stemmed from a serious Tampa boating accident that happened on Sunday afternoon and one person is still hospitalized with serious injuries. The accident happened off the shore of Davis Islands at a channel intersection. Read More

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Ponce de Leon, FL – Head-on Boat Collision Leads to Injuries in Three

In Ponce de Leon, a head-on boat collision took place that led to injuries in three people. The accident took place on the Choctawhatchee River. Read More

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