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Wreck lands baby, woman in hospital

Wreck lands baby,woman in hospitalA Putnam County woman anda baby were hospitalized withinjuries Tuesday night after anaccident north of State Road100, according to a FloridaHighway Patrol news release.Taken to Shands at theUniversity of Florida in criticalcondition was Megan MichaelaMackie, 22, of 104 HomesteadRoad, as was a baby in seriouscondition. The baby’s namewas not released. The

Tavares man dies after hitting trash truck

YALAHA—A 28-year-old Tavares man was killed in a head-on crash with a garbage truck this week on County Road 48, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Troopers said Jamar Chambliss was eastbound his 2004 four-door Buick about 2 p.m. Tuesday For an unknown reason, troopers said, the Buick moved into the westbound lane of the two-lane

Five injured when SUV rolls over on I-4, FHP says

PLANT CITY — Five people were injured in a rollover accident in the westbound lanes of I-4 Tuesday after a tire blew out. According to reports, a 2004 Ford SUV rolled over near Branch Forbes Road in Plant City. Five people were injured, including a passenger who was ejected from the SUV, the Florida Highway

“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.

“Parrish man injured in crash”

MANATEE — A 60-year-old Parrish man was listed in serious condition after a collision with a box truck at 4:16 p.m. Saturday. The man was at a stop sign in a 1995 four-door Chevrolet, looking to head southbound in the drive access of 9005 U.S. 301 approaching the intersection of Old Tampa Road, according to