Oncoming SUV hits and kills man on Causeway Boulevard

Oncoming SUV hits and kills man on Causeway Boulevard

Oncoming SUV hits and kills man on Causeway Boulevard

An oncoming SUV struck and killed a 27-year-old man on Causeway Boulevard early Sunday. According to a Florida Highway Patrol news release, the accident occurred around 6:19 am Sunday near 82nd Street S. A 78-year-old Wimauma man was driving an SUV when he saw the 27-year-old who had been sitting or lying down in the road. The SUV hit and killed the pedestrian. According to the FHP, the 27-year-old is from Brandon, but has no other details.

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An 8-year-old passenger was killed after a school bus was hit by a driver

An 8-year-old passenger was killed after a school bus was hit by a driver

An 8-year-old passenger was killed after a school bus was hit by a driver

An accident involving a school bus killed an 8-year-old girl. Troopers say she was a passenger in a car that slammed into the back of the bus in Citrus County. The crash occurred shortly after 3 pm next to a VFW. Investigators say the car crashed into a school bus that had stopped to drop off students. The bus had on its lights and stop sign but the 75-year-old driver of a convertible didn’t hit the breaks on time on state road 200 before crashing into the back of the bus.

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Lightning hits panhandle highway, sending a chunk through a truck

Lightning hits panhandle highway, sending a chunk through a truck

Lightning hits panhandle highway, sending a chunk through a truck

As a result of a lightning strike that struck Interstate 10, a chunk of road was sent into a truck. In Walton County, two passengers were riding in a Ford F-150 when they were hit by a large piece of road.

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Man killed when car is forced off road and hits Ruskin power pole

Tampa Man, 38, killed when car is forced off road and hits Ruskin power pole

Tampa Man, 38, killed when car is forced off road and hits Ruskin power pole

A driver crashed into a Tampa man, 38, trying to pass him, forcing him off the road and into a power pole. A 41-year-old Tampa driver passing another vehicle in the inside lane around 6:45 pm Saturday allegedly caused an accident, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The driver hit the victim’s vehicle’s right rear with his left front end. According to the troopers, when crashing with the car, the man overcorrected his car, causing it to travel returning across the southbound lanes, the grass median, as well as overturning and stopping in the northbound lanes. On the west shoulder, the 39-year-old, driving the second vehicle, hit a power pole and overturned. The driver suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

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motorcyclist injured in pinellas county while traveling down courtney campbell causeway

Motorcyclist Injured In Pinellas County Accident

Pinellas County – April 9, 2021

motorcyclist injured in pinellas county while traveling down courtney campbell causeway

A motorcyclist heading eastbound down one of Tampa’s largest bridges, the Courtney Campbell Causeway, was injured after a collision with another vehicle. The accident took place around 11:52 p.m. on April 9, 2021. According to Clearwater Police, the motorcycle driver attempted to change lanes, entering the path of a car. This was the cause of the accident. The motorcyclist was rushed to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa in critical condition. It was not reported whether or not the car driver was injured in the accident.

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pedestrian crossing where Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries In Pinellas Park Crash

Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries In Pinellas Park Crash

Pinellas County – May 7, 2021

pedestrian crossing where Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries In Pinellas Park Crash

A pedestrian was seriously injured in the late hours of the night in Pinellas Park after being struck by a vehicle. The accident occurred around 12:25 a.m. Friday, May 7, 2021. The crash took place on the 6900 block of 70th Avenue involving the pedestrian and one vehicle. After being struck, the pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital. No other information has been provided at this point.

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burnt house after a fire that took the life of a young Sarasota girl

Young Girl Dies In A House Fire In Sarasota

Sarasota County – May 5, 2021

burnt house after a fire that took the life of a young Sarasota girl

An 11-year-old girl tragically lost her life in a house fire on May 5, 2021. The horrific incident is being investigated by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. Bystanders reportedly saw the young girl, Rilee Beisler, enter the burning home but never come back out. She supposedly went back in to rescue her dogs from the fire. The state fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire while the sheriff’s office looks into the girl’s death.

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Young Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident On U.S. 41

Young Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident On U.S. 41

Hillsborough County – April 16, 2021

Young Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident On U.S. 41

A 19-year-old Ruskin motorcyclist died tragically in a collision in the early morning on April 16, 2021. The man was speeding northbound on U.S. 41 when he crashed into an SUV that was crossing the highway from Second Ave SE. The motorcyclist was thrown from his vehicle after colliding with the SUV, driven by a 32-year-old Ruskin woman. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. 

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A man's van drives through window of restaurant in tampa area

Van Drives Through Window Of Restaurant In Tampa Area

Hillsborough County – May 5, 2021

A man's van drives through window of restaurant in tampa area

A van crashed through the window of a busy restaurant in the University of Tampa area Wednesday afternoon. The driver of the van apparently stepped on the wrong pedal, accelerating the vehicle into the building. Fortunately, nobody was killed during the incident but five people did receive minor injuries. The restaurant has been temporarily closed because of the accident but hopes to be open for Mother’s Day.

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police are called after a pedestrian dies in crash in manatee county

Pedestrian Dies In Crash In Manatee County

Manatee County – May 6, 2021

police are called after a pedestrian dies in crash in manatee county

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car heading southbound on U.S. 41 in southern Manatee County. The pedestrian, a 40-year-old Sarasota man, was hit while trying to cross U.S. 41 just north of the 69th Ave intersection. An 80-year-old Sarasota man was driving the sedan that collided with the pedestrian. The pedestrian was unfortunately killed in the crash while the driver only received minor injuries. The crash is still under investigation at the moment.

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