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Wreck lands baby, woman in hospital

Wreck lands baby,woman in hospitalA Putnam County woman anda baby were hospitalized withinjuries Tuesday night after anaccident north of State Road100, according to a FloridaHighway Patrol news release.Taken to Shands at theUniversity of Florida in criticalcondition was Megan MichaelaMackie, 22, of 104 HomesteadRoad, as was a baby in seriouscondition. The baby’s namewas not released. The

Tavares man dies after hitting trash truck

YALAHA—A 28-year-old Tavares man was killed in a head-on crash with a garbage truck this week on County Road 48, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Troopers said Jamar Chambliss was eastbound his 2004 four-door Buick about 2 p.m. Tuesday For an unknown reason, troopers said, the Buick moved into the westbound lane of the two-lane

Five injured when SUV rolls over on I-4, FHP says

PLANT CITY — Five people were injured in a rollover accident in the westbound lanes of I-4 Tuesday after a tire blew out. According to reports, a 2004 Ford SUV rolled over near Branch Forbes Road in Plant City. Five people were injured, including a passenger who was ejected from the SUV, the Florida Highway

“2 die in separate West Side wrecks”

Two people died in separate West Side accidents this week involving tractor-trailer rigs.An accident involving a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer in Bryceville claimed a Callahan man’s life and critically injured a teen Sunday.R.J. Faulk, 20, died at the scene while Josh Vaden, 18, Callahan, is currently in critical condition at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center.

“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

“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

“Man killed in collision with Publix semi”

LAKELAND — A 23-year-old man was killed and his father seriously injured in an accident early Sunday morning. Lakeland Police say Juan Carvajal, 23, of Kissimmee, was driving a 2006 Ford F150 pickup when he collided with a Publix tractor-trailer. The accident happened at 2850 New Tampa Highway about 12:30 a.m. Police say the tractor-trailer

“Tampa woman, 19, killed in rollover crash on I-75”

Russell Colleran, 19, was driving a Dodge Caliber north on I-75 shortly after 10 p.m, the report said. Five passengers were in the vehicle with him at the time. The vehicle was about six miles south of State Road 50 when, for unknown reasons, he drove off the road and onto the grass shoulder, the