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Auto Accidents

Clearwater, FL: Florida Man Arrested For DUI Twice In One Week

Adam Simpson
Clearwater, FL (April 27, 2020) – A Florida man was arrested twice in the span of a single week for driving under the influence of alcohol.  The first offense took place on April 22, when Florida Highway Patrol troopers arrested 23-year-old Henry Francis Davis for fighting with another Clearwater driver. Before this arrest, Davis’ breath samples were approximately twice the legal limit. He was booked into jail and later let go on his own recognizance...
Auto Accidents

Orlando, FL: Vehicle Strikes 77-Year-Old Women in Fatal Accident

Adam Simpson
Orlando, FL (April 28, 2020) –  At around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, a car struck a 77-year-old woman in Winter Park. The collision occurred at Orlando Avenue and West Morse Boulevard.  The crash caused a road closure as local police investigated the accident. On Wednesday, the victim was identified at Margaret Bachus. The team at Fernandez Firm sends our thoughts to those impacted by this tragic accident.   Auto Accidents in Florida Unfortunately, auto...
Auto Accidents

Tampa, FL: Fatal Tampa Crash After Man Runs Red Light

Adam Simpson
Tampa, FL (April 22, 2020) – On the evening of Friday, April 22, a Tampa man died in a car crash along State Road 574.  The crash occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. A vehicle was traveling north on U.S. 301, while a sedan was traveling west on State Road 574 towards U.S. 301. The driver of the sedan ran a red light, causing a collision with the other vehicle. The sedan also collided with a...
Coronavirus COVID-19

Tampa, FL: New data shows Bristol at Tampa Rehabilitation nursing home with most COVID-19 cases

Adam Simpson
Tampa, FL (April 28, 2020)  After repeated public record requests to state health officials to identify all nursing home and assisted living facilities with positive COVID-19 cases, the Florida Department of Health finally created a provisional report revealing the number of elderly residents and staff confirmed to have the deadly virus in each county.   Fifteen nursing homes and assisted living facilities are currently included on the latest DOH list for Hillsborough County. In Tampa, the...
Auto Accidents

St. Petersburg, FL: Driver Dies In Single-Vehicle Crash On Fourth Street N

Adam Simpson
St. Petersburg, FL (April 24th) – On the afternoon of Friday, April 25th, a driver on Fourth Street N died from injuries incurred in a single-vehicle crash. The crash occurred in the 6700 block of Fourth Street N in St. Petersburg, FL around 5:23 p.m. The man was reported to be driving a 2015 Ford F150, traveling north. The vehicle then departed from the roadway, moving east. Before coming to a stop, the truck collided...
Auto Accidents

Orlando, FL: Pedestrian Crash At Clearwater Intersection

Adam Simpson
Orlando, FL (April 22nd) – On Wednesday, April 22nd, a single motorcycle crash occurred in Port St. John on I-95. The crash took place around 4:30 p.m. The motorcyclist was flown to Orlando Regional Medical Center at approximately 5 p.m. for the treatment of injuries incurred in the crash.   The motorcyclist’s condition is currently unknown, as are further details relating to the crash.  Motorcycle Accidents in Florida Over 3,000 motorcycle crashes took place in Florida...
Auto Accidents

Lakeland, FL: Teen Dies at Hospital After Two-Car Collision

Adam Simpson
Lakeland, FL (April 1st): Just after midnight on April 1st, a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 92 (locally referred to as East Memorial Boulevard) killed a 16-year-old passenger. The drivers involved in the crash were both sent to the hospital.  17-year-old Jonathan Joel Acosta was the driver of a 2002 Honda Accord, traveling eastbound in the inside lane of East Memorial Boulevard. He swerved across the center left-turn lane and crossed into the path of a...
Auto Accidents

St. Petersburg, FL: Woman Crashes Into Police Car, Charged With DUI

Adam Simpson
St. Petersburg, FL (April 11th) – On Saturday, April 11th, a woman charged with drunk driving collided with a St. Petersburg Police car. The crash occurred at 8:25 p.m. The woman is 53-year-old Tracy Lynn Miracle of St. Petersburg. She was driving a Honda Civic along 5th Avenue North, close to 51st Street, when she collided with the police car. Miracle declined hospital care, but was treated at the scene of the crash. The police...
Auto Accidents

Orlando, FL: Man Killed in Head-On Truck Collision

Adam Simpson
Orlando, FL (April 1st) – On Wednesday, April 1st, a pickup truck collided with an SUV after swerving to avoid a pedestrian. The collision killed a passenger in the SUV, 36-year-old Courtney Bradley.  The collision occurred around 5 a.m. on Valencia College Lane near Mendham Boulevard. The 38-year-old driver of a 1997 Ford pickup swerved out of his lane to avoid hitting a pedestrian who had crossed into his path. As a result, he hit...
Auto Accidents

Orlando, FL: Driver Falls Asleep And Collides With Tree in Fatal Crash

Adam Simpson
Orlando, FL (April 10th) – On Friday, April 10th, a driver fell asleep and crashed into a tree in Orange County. A passenger was killed in the crash. The driver of the vehicle was 22-year-old Austin Long of Orlando. He was driving a Toyota, traveling east on University Boulevard at Forsyth Road, close to Winter Park. University Boulevard’s eastbound lanes in the area were closed off. Long fell asleep while driving, and the car ran...