Category: auto accident

“Loxahatchee man killed while driving wrong way in Royal Palm Beach”

ROYAL PALM BEACH — A Loxahatchee man was killed early today when he was driving in the wrong direction on Royal Palm Beach Boulevard and crashed into another car.Andrew Frank, 26, was driving northbound in the street’s southbound lane at about 2:30 a.m., the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.Frank’s car

“Man hit at antique car show ID’d”

ENGLEWOOD — The man who was hit on an Englewood sidewalk Sunday and killed by a 1965 Cobra as he watched cars at an antique car show has been identified as Gerald A. Neumann.A German citizen who rode around town on a yellow Peugeot bicycle, Neumann was a vital man of 79 who followed a

“Lakeland Man, 75, Killed in Crash; Two Others Are Injured”

LAKELAND One man was killed and two others were seriously injured in a two-car crash at U.S. 98 and West Socrum Loop Road on Monday morning. William T. Snow, 75, of Lakeland, died at Lakeland Regional Medical Center as a result of injuries. His wife, Elaine S. Snow, 75, was seriously injured. So was William

“3 injured in 1-75 crash near Santa Fe bridge”

Three people were hospitalized following an early-morning crash on Interstate 75 near the Santa Fe River bridge in northern Alachua County. One person was critically injured and two others suffered serious injuries, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident occurred around 1:15 a.m. Friday near mile marker 407. FHP Trooper Matthew Simmons said a

“1 critical in Bradford crash”

A Baldwin man is in ciritcal condition following a Feb. 27 traffic crash in Bradford County. According to the report by Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Smatt, Charles D. O’Neal, 54, of Baldwin was northbound on U.S. 301 north of C.R. 125. He was driving a 2006 Dodge Ram pickup. William E. Freese, 52, of

“1 airlifted in wreck”

BIG PINE KEY: One person was airlifted to Miami and another taken to the hospital after a motorcycle and car crashed about 7 p.m. Wednesday on Big Pine Key, the Sheriff’s Office said. Two people were on the motorcycle, but it was unclear from reports whom was injured. The airlifted person was taken to Ryder

“Three cycling deaths in three weeks is three too many”

Three bicyclists have been killed during the past three weeks, all of them while pedaling on roads in our backyard. Firefighter John Wilson was struck by an SUV in Jupiter on Feb. 7. He was 50 years old. Two days later, cyclist Gary Zimmer was hit by a car while riding in a bike lane

Automobile collides with bus An elderly man was killed Sunday morning in an automobile accident with a Greyhound bus in Citrus County. The elderly man was driving his car at about 8:25a.m., traveling southeast on U.S. 98 near the Sugarmill Woods area of Homosassa. At the intersection of U.S. 98 and Oak Park Boulevard, the

Toyota to fix gas pedal on recalled cars due to sudden accelleration issue

Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it would fix the gas pedal on four million vehicles the Japanese auto maker recalled in September over sudden acceleration issues related to floor mats causing the pedal to get stuck. The remedy, which covers eight models of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, is expected to get under way in early