Month: March 2011

Teen Critically Injured in Three-Car Pile Up

Teen Critically Injured in Three-Car Pile Up East of Bronson The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a three-vehicle crash that occurred on State Road 24 east of Bronson. The crash resulted in life threatening injuries to an Archer teenager. A 1999 Saturn, driven by Nathan Lastra, 18, of Bronson was traveling east on State Road

Woman hit by SUV in parking lot dies

PORT RICHEY Woman hit by SUV in parking lot dies A 65-year-old woman has died after injuries she suf­fered earlier this month, when a driver hit her while backing out of a parking space. The accident hap­pened March 3 outside the Publix at Regency Park Boulevard and Ridge Road. Nitza Loyola-Smith was standing near the

“Tampa man hit, killed while crossing Hillsborough Avenue”

TAMPA — A Tampa man was hit and killed while trying to cross Hillsborough Avenue Sunday night. According to reports, Bradly Cotner, 44, was trying to cross Hillsborough Avenue at North MacDill when he stepped into the path of a 1996 Honda traveling westbound. Cotner was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation into this

“Three hurt when truck and bus collide at Port Everglades”

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 sheriff’s spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright said. The accident happened at Eller Drive and Southeast 19th Avenue around 1:46 p.m.,

Victim’s family files intent to sue county

ESTERO Victim’s family files intent to sue county An Estero family whose 18- year-old son died in a Corkscrew Road crash Feb. 10 has notified Lee County of its intent to sue. A notice of intent to sue has been filed with the county. It gives the defendant brief time to research and decide whether