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  • Troopers: Wrong-way driver who killed self, ER doctor was drunk

    Troopers: Wrong-way driver who killed self, ER doctor was drunk
    A 30-year-old Orlando man was very drunk, the Florida Highway Patrol reported today, when he got on State Road 417, driving the wrong way in its southbound lanes then crashed into the car of an emergency-room doctor, killing them both. Noel Torres...
  • Crackdown on road racing is welcome step

    Deputies from Palm Beach County were only able to make one arrest earlier this week as a group of about 50 motorcyclists were racing at high speeds on U.S. 27 South, near the Broward/Palm Beach county line. We can only hope the arrest is followed by...
  • Troopers seek driver who hit bicyclist in Winter park and fled

    Troopers seek driver who hit bicyclist in Winter park and fled
    Troopers are looking for a driver who injured a bicyclist in a Winter Park hit-and-run Tuesday evening, a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. The bicyclist, hit near the intersection of Goldenrod Road and Laurel Springs Drive shortly before 8 p.m.,...
  • Dump truck strikes worker on Florida's Turnpike near Boynton, FHP says

    Dump truck strikes worker on Florida's Turnpike near Boynton, FHP says
    A dump truck struck a construction worker on Florida's Turnpike early Wednesday, critically injuring him, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident happened about 2:45 a.m. in the northbound lanes near Mile Marker 89 near Boynton Beach. That'...
  • Two wounded in Riviera Beach shooting on I-95

    Two wounded in Riviera Beach shooting on I-95
    The bullets wounded two men in an SUV, when one or more shooters in a passing car opened fire on them on Interstate 95, authorities say. It's not yet known whether Monday night's shooting in Riviera Beach was gang- or drug-related, or if it was a case of...
  • Toddler dies after SUV crash in Christmas area

    Toddler dies after SUV crash in Christmas area
    An 18-month-old girl was struck and killed by an SUV driven by her uncle in east Orange County on Tuesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Aubrie Lane was airlifted to Arnold Palmer hospital where she died just before 3 p.m., said Kim Montes,...
  • Fatal crash keeps I-95 exit ramp closed near Titusville

    Fatal crash keeps I-95 exit ramp closed near Titusville
    The exit ramp on northbound Interstate 95 and State Road 46 near Titusville in Brevard County remained closed Sunday following a deadly crash that involved three semi-trucks and at least eight cars. Work crews have to repair the ramp before it can be...
  • Delray driver pinned under vehicle in I-95 crash, fire fighters say

    Delray driver pinned under vehicle in I-95 crash, fire fighters say
    A driver crashing into a stopped vehicle on Interstate-95 left three people injured in a crash that caused major traffic delays on Monday, according to a Delray Beach Fire Rescue news release. The crash happened at about 5:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes...
  • New I-595 warning gates hit 105 times by drivers

    New I-595 warning gates hit 105 times by drivers
    The signs on the Interstate 595 warning gates say: "Do Not Enter." But that hasn't stopped drivers from plowing into the gates 105 times since March 26, when the new reversible express lanes opened, state records show. The 9.5-mile stretch of...
  • Motorcyclist killed on US-27 in Lake County

    Motorcyclist killed on US-27 in Lake County
    A 41-year-old motorcyclist was killed Saturday when he was struck by a wrong way vehicle that had just been in another accident, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Gladys Steinfurth, 88, was driving west on Hawthorne Boulevard approaching US-27 around...
  • Body found on S.R. 408, FHP says

    Body found on S.R. 408, FHP says
    A man's body was found on the side of eastbound State Road 408 near West Colonial Drive this morning, officials said. The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating. "Investigators are trying to determine cause of death and the purpose of the...
  • Rollover accident injures two, causes southbound I-75 lanes to close

    Two people were seriously injured Wednesday when a pickup rolled over on Interstate 75 just south of the Broward line. A pickup with an ATV in the bed was traveling southbound on I-75 around 6 p.m. when it overturned, seriously injuring the truck's two...