Category: automobile accident

Gibsonton teen dies in crash

A Gibsonton man died early Saturday after his car hit a ditch and flipped over inRiverview, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said. Dusty Lee Maskrey,19, washeaded south on Riverview Drive at 2:23 am when he missed a curve, hit a ditchand struck a utility pole near Van Fleet Road, investigators said. Maskrey of IsabelAvenue was

1 killed in U.S. 331 wreck

DeFUNIAK SPRINGSA driver was attempting to make a U-turn on U.S. 331 just north of Liberty when his truck collided with an SUV, killing the passenger and critically injuring the driver about 12:15 p.m. Sunday. Katherine Helmes Bryan, 53, of DeFuniak Springs, was pronounced dead on the scene after the 2004 Ford Explorer she was

1 killed 2 injured on I-4 bridge

VOLUSIA COUNTYA Port Orange man was killed early Tuesday in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 4,the Florida Highway Patrol said. The crash occurred about 1:15 a.m. on the bridge over the St. Johns River. A 2001 Lexus driven by Eric Mendez, 27, of Orange City struck the rear of a 1994 Jeep driven by Brian

3 Baker sisters killed in wreck

By TOM McLAUGHLINNorthwest Florida Daily Three sisters from Baker were killed and their grandmother was seriously injured Tuesday in a traffic accident in Wing, Ala., just north of the Florida line.“It was the worst thing we’ve had in Wing in awhile,” said Derek Henley, a firefighter with the Wing Volunteer Fire Department who responded

2 hurt, but baby OK in Saturday crash

Two Miami motorists were hospitalized, but an infant was uninjured, in a two-car crash about 5:13 p.m. Saturday at Mile Marker 63 in which a pickup rolled on its side, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Michael Escolona, 20, was driving a 1998 Honda south with Jessica Lam, 20, of Miami, and an infant in

Driver in rollover faces DUI charges

SARASOTA COUNTY– A Bradenton man whose car rolled over when he drove off a ramp of Interstate 75 faces fourcriminal charges, including driving under the influence. Sarasota County sheriffs deputies arrested Caleb B. Benson, 25, of the 4400 block of Sanibel Way in Bradenton on charges of DUI causing serious bodily injury and three other

Crash fatal to driver hit leaving Walmart

ORANGE COUNTY A driver leaving a Walmart was hit by a sport-utility vehicle early Thursday and died at a hospital, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Marie Pierre Canel 26, of Orlando, was turning left to leave the store at 8990 Turkey Lake Road and drove her 2001 Pontiac Sunfire into the path ofa 2002 Chevrolet

Crash leaves one in serious condition:

MADISONA 48-year-old woman is in serious condition after a crash in Madison County on Sunday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Michael Browning, 47, was traveling west on State Road 14 in a 2007 Chevrolet pickup in Madison County around 11 a.m. when he turned left in front of Randy Wyatt, 52, and his 2008

Minivan, SUV collide; four sent to hospital

MlAMlAn elderly man was seriously hurt when an accident threw him from his minivan on Sundayafternoon, according to a spokesman for Miami Fire-Rescue. The man, who is in his 70s, was taken to Ryder Trauma Center, and three other adults were taken to hospitals with minor injuries. The victims’ names were not released. The two-car

Two in hospital after Friday crash

PUTNAM COUNTY-Two Ocala residents were transported to a Putnam hospital on Friday night after the vehicle they were traveling in struck a utility pole, causing the pole to fall and temporarily knocking out electricity in the area, Florida Highway Patrol troopers say. FHP officials in Putnam County said Sheena Bowermaster, 24, and Christopher Isherwood, 29,