Category: Florida Highway Patrol

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

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,

Deputy in hospital after Thursday crash

FHP says his patrol car collided with another car while enroute to a call.By Karen VoylesStaff writerA Levy County sheriff’s deputy from Dunnellon was seriously injured when his marked patrolcar caught fire following a Thursday night crash. The Florida Highway Patrol said Cpl. BrianChristopher Marra, 36, was taken to Shands at the University of Florida

Biker, driver are killed in crashes

ORANGE COUNTYBiker, driver are killed in crashesThe Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the deaths of a motorcyclist and a driver in separate crashes Tuesday night. The first death occurred shortly before 8:30p.m. when a motorcyclist struck the back of a Ford pickup that pulled out in front of it on Colonial Drive near Grayson Drive,

Three injured in head-on crash

NEWS BRIEFSThree injured in head-on crashThree people remained in critical condition late Friday following a head-on car crash Thursday at mile marker 64.5 of U.S. 1, on the Long Key Bridge. Robb Cagle, 27, and Sarah Cagle, 29, both ofGoodletsville, Tenn., and Jessi Thornton, 19, of West Palm Beach were all flown to the Ryder

Motorcycle Crash Injures Two

A Lee man and a Madison woman were seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Suwannee County on Sunday, May 15. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Randall Scott, 53, ofSuwanee, and his passenger, Retta Raggins, 49, of Madison, were flown by helicopter to Shands in Gainesville with serious injuries.The wreck occurred in the

Bike rider hurt after colliding with car in Hosford Saturday

A 21-year-old Hosford resident was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital by emergencyhelicopter after his bicycle collided with a car Saturday afternoon.Marvin M. Staton was riding south on Shuler Street around 5:27 p.m. when he failed to heed a stop sign at a four-way intersection and rode into the path of a westbound car on RobertsStreet,

Pedestrian killed in crash

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a truck Sunday night while trying to cross Pensacola Boulevard. About 8:10 p.m. Sunday, Heriberto Ponce, 61, of Miami, walked into the path of a northbound truck while attempting to cross the six-lane divided highway near Milstead Street, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. The Dodge pickup

Motorcyclist in serious condition after accident

A motorcyclist was in serious condition Saturday at Lee Memorial hospital after an accidentin Charlotte County Friday night. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Mark T. Buck, 58,of Port Charlotte, was riding north along U.S. 41 when a Toyota Corolla pulled out fromChurch Street and into his path. Buck tried to avoid the collision by

Bicyclist dies in crash with car near 1-75

A bicyclist died late Friday after veering into the path of an oncoming car on Tice Street nearthe Interstate 75 exchange. Florida Highway Patrol officers have not identified the bicyclistwho they say may have been intoxicated at the time. The driver was not impaired, trooper said, and has not been charged.FHP is requesting the public’s