A semitrailer accident in Tampa leaves one man dead and leaves us with unanswered questions. According to TBO.com, a van was stopped in the center lane on Interstate 275 north of Bearss Avenue without any lights at about 11:45 p.m. last night. A semitrailer obviously could not see the van and rear-ended the stopped unlit.
Two Florida accidents must remind all drivers of the need to watch out for school kids walking to school and walking home from school. This morning, a 15-year-old Lake Region High School student was killed walking to school across Highway 17 in Polk County, according to TBO.com. The crashed happened on southbound U.S. 17 near.
Drivers need to watch out for students walking or riding their bikes to school. Yesterday, two Tampa Bay students were hit by cars on their way to school – one in Pinellas Park and the other in Tampa. According to reports on Fox 13, an 11-year-old Cross Bayou Elementary School student was injured when an.
Pedestrian accidents happen too often in parking lots. Sadly, just this week, an 82-year-old woman was hit and killed while walking through the parking lot of Mediterranean Manor at 2700 Bayshore Blvd in Dunedin, Florida. According to reports, a truck backed out and ran over her. The woman died at the scene. With Black Friday.
Wearing a headset, earphones or headphones can contribute to car accidents. MyFoxTampaBay.com recently discussed how seventeen-year-old Enrique Hernandez may have been wearing his earphones when he was hit and killed by a minivan on Old Dixie Highway, near U.S. 92 as we walked to school (see prior post relating to this pedestrian accident). According to.
Drivers need to watch out for pedestrians to avoid accidents. Unfortunately, one driver in Zephyrhills failed to do so and struck a pedestrian. To add to the tragedy, the driver fled the scene and the pedestrian died. According to News Channel 8, the Pasco County hit and run accident happened in the Zephyrhills Plaza parking.
Being hit by a car as a pedestrian can result in serious injuries, if not death. Unfortunately, Clearwater and Pinellas County have one of the highest pedestrian vs. car accident rate. An explains that some of the reasons for so many accidents involving pedestrians in Clearwater are the weather, density, impatience and education. The article.
Washington State Police Moments before this fence post came flying towards the driver’s head, the Washington State teenager was texting while driving. According to Katu.com, Washington State Patrol Trooper Russ Winger said the teen was driving on Saturday when other drivers reported seeing him texting and talking on the phone while driving erratically. The 18-year-old.
A hit and run accident puts a 14-year-old in the hospital in critical condition. According to the , the crash occurred last night just before 10:00 pm at the intersection of Ulmerton Road and Seminole Boulevard. The teen was on his bicycle, crossing the intersection at a designated crosswalk, when the truck crashed into him.
We have all seen it–drivers using their cell phones or texting while driving. According to a recent study by the Governors Highway Safety Association, these types of distractions are associated with up to 25 percent of U.S. car crashes. The study showed that drivers are distracted up to half the time. While using the cell.
A worker at St. Petersburg’s Euro-Bake was seriously injured in a workers’ compensation accident getting his arm trapped in a large piece of baking equipment known as a “dough chunker.".Firefighters shut down power to the building and dismantled the machine while paramedics gave the injured man pain medication intravenously. It took nearly 40 minutes to.
A car crash on State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel leaves one woman dead and three others injured. According to reports, Kristen M. Myers was going west on the road at about 5:15 p.m. when she tried to pass slower-moving traffic. As she did that, her 1998 Pontiac Trans Am went into the eastbound lane.
Another hit-and-run accident that put two people in the hospital and this one happened in the middle of rush hour traffic! Kelly Lichtenberg and her husband, James Lichtenberg, were enjoying a St. Patrick’s Day ride on their motorcycle when a maroon pickup truck collided with the back of the bike. James Lichtenberg lost control of.
Yesterday was a beautiful day to drive your convertible Lotus roadster kit car down Gulf Boulevard in Madeira Beach. Sadly, the drive was deadly for Dana A. Pighetti who was killed in a car accident. According to reports, the car accident occurred when Dana A. Pighetti was driving north on Gulf Boulevard when a tourist.
I will be the first to tell you that I don’t agree with a lot of positions that Mercury Insurance Company take on my cases against them after my client is injured in a car accident caused by one of their insured. However, I must admit that I agree with Mercury Insurance Group’s recently released tips.
Although the number of people who have died on the nation’s roads dropped from last year, over 41,000 people lost their life and their families suffered a horrible loss in 2007 because a car accident. Another 2.49 million people were injured in automobile accidents in 2007 according to the latest report from the National Highway Safety.
Many of my clients are recommended for trigger point injections to address their continued pain after a car accident or workers’ compensation injury. However, some are uncertain as to what trigger point injections really are. Trigger point injections are used to treat extremely painful areas of muscle. Normal muscle contracts and relaxes when it is.
After going to the Cubs v. Rays games the last two nights, I thought it was only fitting to write about the effects of sleepiness on a person’s driving. The statistics are frightening. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are about 56,000 car accidents annually caused by the driver’s drowsiness/fatigue. As a.
With summer driving season approaching, there may be a lot more cars on the road (however, gas prices may prevent everyone from getting on the road). Here are some reminders of what to do before and after a car accident: Before a car accident, make sure that you have proof of insurance, including the name.