Category: head-on collision

3 dead in head-on crash of truck, car

ORANGE COUNTYThree men died early Friday when a 1989 Chevrolet pickup truck crashed head-on into a 2001 Toyota Corolla on Orange Blossom Trail in Apopka. The man driving the wrong-way truck just before 1 a.m. was dead at the scene near Sprint Boulevard. As of Friday night the Florida Highway Patrol had not been able

Three injured in head-on crash

NEWS BRIEFSThree injured in head-on crashThree people remained in critical condition late Friday following a head-on car crash Thursday at mile marker 64.5 of U.S. 1, on the Long Key Bridge. Robb Cagle, 27, and Sarah Cagle, 29, both ofGoodletsville, Tenn., and Jessi Thornton, 19, of West Palm Beach were all flown to the Ryder

Softball coach gets four years in prison in fatal wreck

Man who was intoxicated says he’s ‘truly sorry’BY TOM BRENNANThe Tampa Tribune Tampa- The coach had belted down a half-dozen beers and a couple of tequila shots at the holiday dessert social for his girls softball team. Team parents became so concerned they decided to snatch his keys, but Paul Michael Parks had sneaked out

Auburndale Man Killed in Crashon State Road 60

A 26-year-old Auburndaleman died in a head-oncrash on State Road 60east of Lake Wales lateSaturday, the ‘Polk CountySheriff’s Office said.Phillip Craig Durden, of209 Ariana Ave_, the driverof a 2002 Ford F-150 thatwas pulling a ·trailer, waskilled, deputies reported.About 10:30 p.m, Durdenwas traveling east in thewestbound lanes ofS.R. 60 west of Capps Road,sheriff’s spokeswomanDonna Wood said.

Three Oaks Middle teacher injured in Alico Road crash

LEE COUNTY — A Lee County teacher was severely injured Monday morning in an early morning crash near the intersection of Alico Road and Ben Hill Griffin Parkway. Lee County School District spokesman Joe Donzelli said the driver injured in one of the vehicles was William “Skip” Perry, band director at Three Oaks Middle School.