Month: March 2011

Bicyclist dies after being hit by vehicle

SARASOTA COUNTY Bicyclist dies after being hit by vehicle An Englewood bicyclist died Friday after being struck by a vehicle in Sarasota County- According to the Flori­da Highway Patrol, Gerald Albert Neuman. 79. was struck on State Road 776 bv a vehicle being driven by Geoffrey Older. 69. of Sarasota. According to the FHP report.

Tractor trailer crash causes traffic delays on Turnpike

Fire rescue workers have cleaned up a fuel spill as a result of a crash involving three tractor-trailers and one car this morning in the southbound lanes of Florida’s Turnpike near PGA Boulevard. Lanes in both directions are now open after being closed for hours, according to Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue officials. It’s the

Heavy rains may have been factor in fatal Pompano wreck

Investigators said Tuesday that weather may have been a factor in a fatal accident where a Fort Lauderdale woman lost control of her car and crashed into an oncoming delivery truck. Carol Lashan Brooks, 21, a dancer at a Pompano Beach gentlemen’s club, was coming home from work about 7 p.m. Monday, when heavy thunderstorms

Before deadly crash, car hit 89 mph

A DUI report says a dentist was speeding the night he struck and killed two people. BY DAN SULLIVAN Times Staff Writer TAMPA – Seconds before crashing into pedestrians on the Harbour Island Bridge last fall, killing two, a Riverview dentist hit a top speed of 89 mph, prose­cutors learned. Matthew ,Moye’s blood alcohol level

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