Category: Florida Highway Patrol

“Spring Hill motorcyclist dies after striking tree, being run into”

SPRING HILL — A motorcyclist was killed early Sunday after failing to make a curve, striking a tree and then being hit by another driver, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The name of the cyclist, 34 from Spring Hill, was not released pending notification of relatives. The patrol said that around 3 a.m., the motorcyclist

“Parrish man injured in crash”

MANATEE — A 60-year-old Parrish man was listed in serious condition after a collision with a box truck at 4:16 p.m. Saturday. The man was at a stop sign in a 1995 four-door Chevrolet, looking to head southbound in the drive access of 9005 U.S. 301 approaching the intersection of Old Tampa Road, according to

“School bus hits SUV, two transported, no one on bus hurt”

SEBRING – The Florida Highway Patrol investigated a crash between a Highlands County school bus carrying more than 30 children and a Ford Explorer on Thursday afternoon. Two people in the Ford were transported to Florida Hospital Heartland, according to Lance Duvall, supervisor with the Highlands County Emergency Medical Services. “There was no mention of

“Motorcyclist dies after crashing into dog”

OCALA, Fla. (AP) – A man who fell off his motorcycle last month after hitting a dog in north Florida has died. Florida Highway Patrol reports that 71-year-old Robert J. Lendman died Saturday at a Gainesville hospital. FHP says Lendman was riding his 2006 Harley-Davidson on a county road near Ocala Feb. 15 when he

“Construction worker hit, killed by traffic roller while working on Turnpike”

A construction worker died on Florida’s Turnpike Thursday after he was struck by a traffic roller, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. It happened shortly after 3:15 p.m. on the right shoulder of the northbound lanes just north of Oakland Park Boulevard, FHP said. Construction workers were in the area as part of the project

“Deadly Alligator Alley Crash”

WESTERN BROWARD (CBS4) – One person was killed, two others injured in a pre-dawn accident on Alligator Alley. Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky said the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-75 near Mile Marker 31. Nineteen year old Bartley Gorman, who was driving a red Dodge pick up

“Trucks collide; driver critically hurt”

A fiery collision of two trucks on Florida’s Turnpike early Wednesday left one of the drivers in critical condition with third-degree burns over at least 50 percent of his body.Marquis Adams, 28, of Miami Gardens was flown to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach and later transferred to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s burn unit

“One injured in motorcycle wreck”

CRESTVIEW — A Crestview man was flown to Baptist Hospital in serious condition after being ejected from his motorcycle.The wreck happened today shortly after 4 p.m., according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol.John C. Williams, 67, was driving his Honda motorcycle west on James Lee Boulevard in the outside lane.Crestview resident Vickie L.

“Woman killed in wreck during commute”

A 27-year-old Daytona Beach woman killed in a head-on crash in Marion County last week had just moved to the area six weeks ago, family friend Ron Sayyah said Monday.Elizabeth Rose Hart was pronounced dead at the scene on Wednesday after the Dodge Caliber she was driving collided head-on with a pickup driven by Michael