Category: fatal accident

1 killed 2 injured on I-4 bridge

VOLUSIA COUNTYA Port Orange man was killed early Tuesday in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 4,the Florida Highway Patrol said. The crash occurred about 1:15 a.m. on the bridge over the St. Johns River. A 2001 Lexus driven by Eric Mendez, 27, of Orange City struck the rear of a 1994 Jeep driven by Brian

3 Baker sisters killed in wreck

By TOM McLAUGHLINNorthwest Florida Daily Newstmclaughlin@nwfdailynew.com Three sisters from Baker were killed and their grandmother was seriously injured Tuesday in a traffic accident in Wing, Ala., just north of the Florida line.“It was the worst thing we’ve had in Wing in awhile,” said Derek Henley, a firefighter with the Wing Volunteer Fire Department who responded

1 killed when motorcycle strikes UPS truck

A motorcyclist died Tuesday after rear-ending a United Postal Services truck along Gunnery Road near Fourth Street Southwest in Lehigh Acres. Gerardo Perez Jr., of Lehigh Acres, died at the scene, according to Lee County Sheriff’s Office reports. The UPS truck was traveling north on Gunnery Road,approaching Fourth Street Southwest, when a 2003 Kawasaki hit

1-year-old dies after Monday accident

A baby boy from Panama City Beach died Tuesday night after he was injured in a wreck on Interstate 10 on Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.His mother, Quynh-Nhu Thuy Samantha Nguyen, 20, was driving east on I-10 a few miles east of Mossy Head at 6:20 a.m. according to an FHP news

Autopsy shows youth had alcohol in system

CRASH KILLED FOUR: But experts say Sean Leonard was not legally impairedBy DALE WHITEdale. white@heraldtribune.com SARASOTA COUNTY – An autopsy report shows that the driver of an SUV that crashed inMarch, killing him and three other teenagers, had alcohol and marijuana in his system at thetime of the wreck. Yet experts say the results do