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HUDSON – Bay News 9 reports that a 10th grade student was hit by two vehicles as she attempted cross a street in Hudson, Pasco County, Florida today. The 16 year-old was taken to Bayonet Point Hospital with serious injuries. The two vehicles were identified as 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara and a 1999 Ford F-150 pickup…

GOLF CART hit head on by SUV that fled the scene of the crash – Collier County Sheriff investigation continues

NAPLES – Three people were injured while riding in a golf cart at the ACE Group Classic. All three were hospitalized at Naples Hospital. The Collier County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for the driver of the SUV who hit them head on before fleeing the scene. The investigation in ongoing.

Dunedin Largo PINELLAS COUNTY MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT – One fatality – One Seriously injured

PINELLAS COUNTY – Two separate Pinellas motorcycle accidents leave one rider dead, another injured. One motorcyclist was killed and another injured in two separate crashes in Pinellas County on Wednesday September 30, 2009. The first accident occurred at the intersection of County Road 1 near San Christopher Drive in Dunedin. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office was…

Car Hits Elderly Woman in Church parking lot ♦ Central Florida

A parishioner was hit by a car as she walked through the parking lot at a Central Florida church. The initial investigation by police suggests that the elderly driver may have pushed the gas pedal instead of the brake. The driver of the car was backing out of a handicap parking spot at the church…

MULTI-CAR ACCIDENT • US 19 • TAMPA ROAD • FHP • BayFlight • SunStar • EMS on the scene

PALM HARBOR — A multi vehicle accident on US 19 at Tampa Road has caused quite a back up on this major north / south roadway this morning. The two northbound lanes were closed by officials at the intersection of U.S. 19 near the intersection of Tampa Road. Some of the vehicles involed have overturned…

One Fatality and many others injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-75 – Tampa – Hillsborough County

TAMPA – A five-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 just south of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard on Saturday afternoon left claimed the life of one and left several others injured. The FHP reported that the accident occurred at 1:50 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate. A north-bound vehicle rear ended a slowing 2001 Toyota…

I-275 ROLLOVER ACCIDENT injures woman, baby between Bearss and S.R. 54 • Lutz • Wesley Chapel • Land O’ Lakes • FLORIDA

A woman and a baby were injured when their pickup left the road on Interstate 275 about two miles north of Bearss Avenue and rolled over several times. The 25-year-old woman was seriously injured, but a 4-month-old baby in the vehicle received only minor injuries when the woman lost control of her pickup truck on…

ROLL OVER CRASHES – cause fatalities & serious injuries in the United States including FLORIDA

Every year in the United States, more than 10,000 people are killed in rollover accidents, and some 24,000 more are seriously injured. SUVs and pickups are the most rollover-prone vehicles. Some say that tougher standards and more rigorous testing are urgently needed. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s report published in 2008 – Roof Strength…

ALLIGATOR ALLEY – I-75 CRASH – Accidents due to smoke / low visibility cause serious injuries

Recently, the Florida Highway Patrol officially cited low visibility and smoke from the Big Cypress wildfire as the cause behind four separate accidents at I-75’s mile marker 79. The accidents, which involved 12 vehicles and a boat, totaled $42,000 in damages and occurred over a 30-minute span when visibility was at its worst on Alligator…

New Roof Crush Regulation a Good Start – a “WIN” FOR FLORIDA CONSUMERS and consumers across AMERICA in ROLLOVER ACCIDENTS

The U.S. Department of Transportation is requiring vehicle roofs to withstand three times the weight for vehicles weighing up to 6,000 pounds is a good start, but does not go far enough to protect consumers, according to the American Association for Justice (AAJ). The roof crush standard addresses the safety of vehicles’ roofs to withstand…