Month: March 2011

Minor injuries In Bradford crash

One person had minor injuries following a March 8 traffic crash on S.R. 16 at C.R. 225 in Bradford County According to the report by Florida Highway Patrol Trooper M.D. Childress, Marcus Miller, 64, of Raiford was driving a 1996 Ford pickup east on C.R. 225, approaching the intersection of S.R. 16. Christian Burns, 39,

Biker hits wall, dies

TITUSVILLE Biker hits wall, dies A Brevard County man died early Saturday after losing control of his motor­cycle and crashing into a concrete wall. Titusville police said. Salvatore Joseph Cruz, 21. of Mims was riding a 1998 Honda motorcycle west on Harrison Street just after 2 a.m. when he struck the wall. —Anika Myers Palm

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

Construction worker killed on the turnpike

Digest LAUDERHILL Construction worker killed on the 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

3 hurt in crash at port

BROWARD COUNTY 3 hurt in crash at port Three people required hospital treatment after a collision at Port Everglades on Saturday, according to Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue. The crash involved a motor coach bus and a truck used for hauling containers at the port. Broward sher­iffs spokeswoman Veda Coleman- Wright said. The accident happened at