Month: March 2011

St. Petersburg police officer, driver seriously hurt in traffic crash

ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg police officer and another driver were seriously injured in a traffic crash Monday. The crash happened at the intersection of 22nd Avenue North and 22nd Street N. in St. Petersburg just after 1:30 p.m. Monday. According to police, Officer Meri Andrews was traveling westbound on 22nd Avenue North while

Woman seriously injured after being hit by car in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — A woman was struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning in St. Petersburg. According to the st. Petersburg Police Department, the woman was hit at 19th Avenue South and Dr. M.L. King, Jr. Street just after 6:30 a.m. gray KIA four-door sedan. The pedestrian was taken Bayfront Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The

“Man dies in Titusville motorcycle crash”

A Brevard County man died early this morning 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. He was taken to Parrish Medical Center,

“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.

Details released on Alligator Alley crash

BROWARD COUNTY Details released on Alligator Alley crash The Florida Highway Patrol on Thursday released details about the SUV passenger who died Wednesday in a crash with a pickup truck on Alligator Alley in Broward County Yvon Pierre, 49, of Oakland Park, was in the Toyota 4 Runner that was rear-ended by the pickup, sending