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  • Sanford man ID'd as driver killed in wrong-way crash

    Sanford man ID'd as driver killed in wrong-way crash
    The Sanford man who died in a wrong-way crash Wednesday night was identified as Duglis Daw, 69, a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. Daw was driving a 2000 Chevrolet east on State Road 46, near Ross Lake Lane, around 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Kim...
  • Four people seriously injured in Turnpike crash, official says

    Four people seriously injured in Turnpike crash, official says
    Four people were taken to the hospital Thursday night following a four-vehicle crash on Florida's Turnpike south. The accident happened around 10 p.m. at Mile Marker 57, said Plantation Fire Department Battalion Chief Joel Gordon. Fire rescue units from...
  • Wayward vehicle hits home in Pine Hills

    Wayward vehicle hits home in Pine Hills
    A 40-year-old Orlando woman crashed into a Pine Hills home on Thursday evening, acoording to Florida Highway Patrol. Guirda Dorson was driving east on Lake Tiny Circle when for some unknown reason she left the road and struck a home in the 3300 block,...
  • Ohio couple mourned after fatal Turnpike crash

    Ohio couple mourned after fatal Turnpike crash
    She was a Spanish teacher at a private school. He worked for an insurance company. Friends and relatives this week are in mourning after an Ohio couple and their two dogs were killed in a crash on Florida's Turnpike. Alicia Chaves, 58, and Cameron...
  • Cops can't ride solo in HOV lanes at rush hour

    Cops can't ride solo in HOV lanes at rush hour
    Q: Every rush hour I see cruisers from the sheriff's offices in Broward and Palm Beach counties as well as other police agencies driving in the Interstate 95 HOV lanes with one person in the vehicle. Is law enforcement allowed to do this? John McCarthy,...
  • 14-year-old boy crashes car into house near Florida Mall

    14-year-old boy crashes car into house near Florida Mall
    A joy ride by a 14-year-old boy in his parents' vehicle did not end well, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The boy had taken the family 1999 Acura without his parents' knowledge. He was driving along Evangeline Avenue near the Florida Mall...
  • FHP investigated fatal crash on OBT in Osceola County

    FHP investigated fatal crash on OBT in Osceola County
    The Florida Highway Patrol investigated a fatal accident that took place on Orange Blossom Trail in Kissimmee late Friday night. It was reported around 10 p.m. near the intersection with Old Dixie Highway. The road was blocked as of midnight, FHP said....
  • Orlando motorcyclist, 31, killed in Lake County crash

    Orlando motorcyclist, 31, killed in Lake County crash
    An Orlando motorcyclist was killed this morning in a Lake County crash, a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. Jason Davis, 31, was driving a Suzuki motorcycle east on State Road 44 near Seminole Springs Road when the collision happened around 8:15...
  • Good Samaritan saves crash victims as car, truck erupt into 'ball of flames'

    Good Samaritan saves crash victims as car, truck erupt into 'ball of flames'
    Stuart Chaffin and his 15-year-old daughter saw the accident unfold in front of them as a 2004 Mercury drifted into the northbound lanes on Narcoosee Road. The Mercury collided with a truck with three people inside, as a 40-foot ball of flames shot into...
  • Pickup truck in hit-run crash burns in Lauderdale

    Pickup truck in hit-run crash burns in Lauderdale
    A pickup truck was ablaze Wednesday morning about two miles away from a Coconut Creek crash the driver was involved in, police said. The completely burned out vehicle was off Northwest 31st Avenue, just north of Northwest 62nd street. Fort Lauderdale...
  • Driver listens to state, ends up with $165 ticket

    Driver listens to state, ends up with $165 ticket
    Which should you believe – a highway sign announcing some lanes can only be used by vehicles with at least two occupants, or announcement by the state saying those rules will not be enforced? Francesca Tuffy, of Fort Lauderdale, believed the...