Category: LawFran

Crash sends Two People to Hospital

WINTER HAVENTwo people were hospitalized Saturday following a crash on Lucerne Park Road in Winter Haven, police said. The crash happened about 11:40 a.m. Charles Evans, 53, was headed north on Lucerne Park Road when his 2007 Chevrolet truck drifted into the southbound lane, according to Winter Haven Police Department. He struck the rear left

Woman steps in path of truck, dies

POLICE BEATA Lake City woman who apparently walked into the traffic lanes of U.S. 441 died early Friday morning. The Florida Highway Patrol said Jeanette M. Woods, 34, of Lake City, was killed when she was hit by a 2008 Chevrolet pickup being driven by Gregory S. Williams Jr., 40, of Branford.The 12:30 a.m. crash

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

Witness Needed In Fatal Accident

38-Year-Old Wauchula Man Died Following Foggy Crash By JOAN SEAMANof The Herald-Advocate A potential witness to a fatal crash on Saturday morning is asked to help the Florida Highway Patrol. According to the FHP report of Tpr. Jesse DeBoom, the incident happened shortly before 8 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 17 and REA Road

Man in critical condition after motorcycle crash

A Pensacola man was in critical condition after crashing his motorcycle Monday on Interstatee110 south of Maxwell Street. Jeremy J. Jones, 28, was taken to Baptist Hospital after the accident at 6:30 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Jones, who was wearing a helmet, was traveling southbound on I-110 in the inside lane, the

Police: 4 injured in 3-vehicle crash

FLEEING .DRIVERPolice: 4 injured in 3-vehicle crashBy MATTHEW PLEASANTNYT Regional Media Group WINTER HAVENA 26-year-old driver fleeing from police caused a Multi-vehicle crash at U.S. 17 and Avenue G Southeast that injured him and three others, two seriously, Tuesday night, Winter Haven policesaid.The driver, Frenanadio Dwayne Washington, of 300 Lee Ave. N.W., was thrown from

Report: Bicyclist injured in hit and run

PORT CHARLOTTE- A Punta Gorda man was bicycling east on Harbor Boulevard, attemptingto cross U.S. 41, when he was struck by a vehicle of an unknown make an model Monday evening, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. A witness said Raymond Earl Hembree,53, crossed the path of a vehicle on his bike on a

Grandmother killed in crash at intersection

PEMBROKE PINESA driver may have run a red light in a crash Monday afternoon in Pembroke Pines that left a grandmother dead, police said. Neyda Hernandez, 51, of Pembroke Pines, was trying to make a left turn on to Pines Boulevard from Northwest 208th Avenue when her car collided with another vehicle at the intersection,

Publix employee hit in parking lot

CHARLOTTE COUNTY– A Publix employee is reported to be in critical condition after being hit by a car in the store’s parking lot.Paramedics took Betty Henley, 76, of Englewood to Lee Memorial Hospital.Shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday, Henley was reportedly walking toward a shopping cart return bin at the Publix at 1500 Placida Road. The