Month: May 2011

Woman killed in hit-and-run accident near Boca Raton

Driver who left scene found at his home, officials say By Jerome BurdiSTAFF WRITER WEST BOCA – A woman struck and killed by a car on Thursday washit with such force that it left her body partially dismembered, the PalmBeach County Sheriffs Office said. Guadalupe Corrizales, 73, who livedwest of Boca Raton, was killed about

Kawasaki hits curb, rider killed

ORANGE COUNTY A Gainesville motorcyclist was killed in Orange Countylate Wednesday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The 27-year-old man was riding north on State Road 436, south ofRaiders Run, when the 2008 Kawasaki hit the outside curb,then drove up onto the curb for about 30 feet. The rider lostcontrol and crashed into a concrete wall

Minnesota biker dies after collision with pickup

ST. PETERSBURG A Minnesota man riding a motorcyclewas killed after he collided with pickupFriday afternoon on Dr. Martin LutherKing Jr. Street S, police Slid.Robert J. Ross, 27, was Riding a 2001Suzuki north when he collided with asouthbound 1996 GMC Sonoma pickupturning left into a convenience storeparking lot in tile 1400 block, police said.Ross of St.

Troopers: Witnesses chase down hit-and-rum driver

Motorists who witnessed an SUV hitting a motorcyclist on I-95 chased down the SUV and held the driver until police arrived, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said. BY JOE CAVARETTASun Sentinel An SUV driver who, troopers say, tried to flee after striking a motorcyclist on Interstate 95 in SouthBroward early Sunday was chased for almost five

Minor injuries in bus vs. car Friday

KATHIE COLGROVENCR ReporterA Nassau County school bus transporting 27 students collided with a car in Callahan Friday morning.Two of the students complained of minor injuries. The crash occurred just after 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of · Mickler Street and Second Avenue as the bus was traveling to West Nassau High School. Following the collision,