Category: fatality

AUTO ACCIDENT ATTORNEY | Wrongful Death | Attorney G. Alan Tripp, Jr. | DRUNK DRIVING | Highway Deaths Lowest Since 1950

NATIONWIDE – Highway deaths fell to 33,808 in the U.S. for the year 2009, the lowest number since 1950. The decline in traffic fatalities occurred even while estimated vehicle miles traveled in 2009 increased by 0.2 percent over 2008 levels, according to the Department of Transportation. In addition, 2009 saw the lowest fatality and injury…

Toyota and semi-truck crash | One fatal injury | FHP investigation | Trinity | New Port Richey | Pasco County

PASCO COUNTY – According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Toyota collided with a semi-tractor trailer on SR-54, east of Mitchell Ranch Road in Trinity / New Port Richey. The driver of the Toyota traveled across the center median into the path of the semi-tractor-trailer. The driver of the Toyota died from the impact of…

Wave Runner ♦ JET SKI ACCIDENT ♦ TAMPA BAY ♦ FATAL ♦ Courtney Campbell Causeway ♦ Rocky Point

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A Jet Ski accident near the Bahama Breeze restaurant claimed the live of one. The accident happened on the north side of the Courtney Campbell Causeway in Tampa. Tampa Police said that an out of state resident was operating a jet ski on the north side of the Courtney Campbell Causeway when…

Fatal AMTRAK train crash blamed on possible gate and or light malfunction

According to Federal Investigators, the gates and warning lights at a railroad crossing weren’t functioning properly and may have been turned off when an Amtrak train fatally struck a teacher. The Federal Railroad Administration’s investigation revealed witness accounts and video footage which has confirmed the active warning system was not working when the train struck…

DISNEY TRANSPORTATION – Bus Driver charged in 3rd Disney bus crash in 2 weeks – Near Disney’s Hollywood Studios

LAKE BUENA VISTA – A Disney Transportation bus driver is accused of causing the third Disney-related bus crash in two weeks. Authorities say the driver of the Walt Disney World bus struck the back of another car from Ohio that was at a stoplight at World Drive and Buena Vista Drive, near the entrance to…

MOTORCYCLIST DEAD in CRASH with pick up truck on U.S. 19 in PASCO COUNTY near Gulfview Square Mall

PORT RICHEY — According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a motorcyclist died after colliding with a pickup truck on U.S. 19. The motorcyclist was traveling south on his 2006 Suzuki motorcycle when a truck driving north on U.S. 19 turned left into his path. The collision happened just south of the Gulf View Square Mall….

Motorcycle accident – Fatality in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG – A Seminole man died early Saturday when he crashed his motorcycle on Tyrone Boulevard. The driver of the motorcycle was thrown from his bike at around 1:45 a.m. in the 3900 block of Tyrone Boulevard North. St. Petersburg police officials said the biker lost control of his 2008 Honda motorcycle before the…

SEMINOLE PEDESTRIAN KILLED BY MOTORCYLCE

PINELLAS COUNTY – THE FHP says a motorcycle hit and killed a man on Starkey Road in Seminole Friday night. Troopers say a husband and wife were walking across the street. The wife made it across, however the husband was hit. Troopers say the couple was not in a crosswalk. The investigation is ongoing. http://www.trippfirm.com/

PINELLAS PARK POLICE investigating fatal bicycle accident – Bryan Dairy – 118th Avenue – Belcher Road – Pinellas County

PINELLAS COUNTY – A fatal accident involving a bicycle and two cars has shut down parts of Belcher and 118th Avenue (Bryan Dairy).  According to the Pinellas Park Police Department, a person on a bicycle was hit by a car just before 5 a.m. on Belcher Road at 118th Avenue North.  Homicide investigatiors have been at…

♦ PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS ♦ Tampa Bay Area ♦ Clearwater ♦ Dunedin ♦ Largo ♦ Pinellas Park ♦ Seminole ♦ Gulf Blvd ♦ Gulf Beaches

TAMPA BAY – According to a recent study, the Tampa Bay Area is number two in the country for the number of pedestrian accidents. The Greater Orlando area is number one in the country for pedestrian accidents. REASON? Due to our climate we have a high number of people that walk a night. In addition,…