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  • Traffic: School bus hit by pickup, two hurt

    Traffic: School bus hit by pickup, two hurt
    Two people were injured after a pick-up truck crashed into a school bus in the Christmas area on Wednesday morning, according to the Orange County Fire Rescue. The crash occurred at State Road 520 and Maxim Parkway just before 8:20 a.m. A driver and one...
  • State making it tougher for vandals to reach signs

    State making it tougher for vandals to reach signs
    It's a nuisance for road crews, a hazard for drivers unfamiliar with the area and a pain in taxpayers' wallets. Now, the Florida Department of Transportation is taking new steps to combat graffiti on overhead signs. After the latest incident early...
  • Social-media tipsters help FHP find Honda in S. Lake hit-and-run crash

    Social-media tipsters help FHP find Honda in S. Lake hit-and-run crash
    Social-media tipsters helped investigators find the vehicle linked to a hit-and-run that killed a Clermont pedestrian Monday. "Possible drivers" are being questioned, a Florida Highway Patrol official said, but no arrests have been made. Johnny...
  • Lauderdale motorcyclist killed in wrong-way crash on I-95

    A gregarious motorcyclist from Fort Lauderdale was on his way to meet friends when a wrong-way driver on Interstate 95 struck him head on, killing him. Norman Mello, 42, died in the Saturday evening crash on southbound I-95, about a quarter-mile north...
  • Woman, child killed in head-on crash on U.S. 301

    Woman, child killed in head-on crash on U.S. 301
    A Bushnell woman and a child riding in another car were killed in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 301 in Sumter County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Kristie L. White, 43, was southbound about 6 a.m. Monday in a Chevrolet Cavalier when a Kia...
  • I-95 in Boca to close for short spans late Wednesday

    I-95 in Boca to close for short spans late Wednesday
    Drivers traveling on Interstate 95 in Boca Raton should expect significant delays late Wednesday as the highway is temporarily shut down during short time spans for the installation of power lines. There will be intermittent closures of the entire...
  • Single-vehicle crash, minor injuries near Juno Beach

    Single-vehicle crash, minor injuries near Juno Beach
    Seven people were hospitalized with minor injuries after the vehicle they were traveling in hit a guardrail on Interstate 95 near Juno Beach Thursday afternoon, authorities said. The single-vehicle accident happened at 3:50 p.m. on northbound I-95...
  • FHP: At least 1 dead after crash in Altamonte Springs

    FHP: At least 1 dead after crash in Altamonte Springs
    At least one person is dead after a crash on Marker Street in Altamonte Springs late Wednesday, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The crash happened just before 12 a.m. on Marker Street at South Ronald Reagan Boulevard, officials said. No...
  • Fog causes flight problems, roadway slowdowns

    Fog causes flight problems, roadway slowdowns
    With cooler air approaching, South Florida could see more fog on Thursday morning, the National Weather Service in Miami said. Dense fog blanketed much of the region Wednesday morning, reducing visibility to nil in some areas, bogging down rush hour...
  • Eastbound Aloma Avenue reopens after crash shut down road

     Eastbound Aloma Avenue reopens after crash shut down road
    The eastbound lanes of Aloma Avenue in Winter Park were shut down on Wednesday afternoon due to a vehicle crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at 12:47 p.m. at Aloma Avenue and Barclay Drive, FHP said. By 2:30 p.m., the...
  • Seminole County deputy suspended after arrest on DUI charge

    Seminole County deputy suspended after arrest on DUI charge
    After causing a rear-end crash on Interstate 4, intoxicated off-duty Deputy Paul Reiss made a last-ditch attempt to get out of trouble on New Year's Eve, his arrest report said. Reiss tried to switch seats with his girlfriend to make it look like she...