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Ford Recalls 700,000 Vehicles Due to Backup Camera Malfunction

September 30, 2020

Ford is recalling vehicles across North America due to an issue that can cause the vehicles' backup cameras to suddenly go dark.

ABCNewsGo.com reports that Detroit-based Ford is recalling over 700,000 vehicles, including "most 2020 versions of Ford's F-Series trucks, as well as the 2020 Explorer, Mustang, Transit, Expedition, Escape, Ranger and Edge."

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Man Arrested After Striking Grandmother and Grandson After Driving Nearly 100 MPH

September 29, 2020

A man driving at a high rate of speed lost control of his car and plowed into a grandmother and grandson, killing the woman and severely injuring the child. Now, he is under arrest. 

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ATV Driver Killed in Miami-Dade Hit-and-Run

September 28, 2020

A person was killed in Miami-Dade while riding an ATV on Sunday night.

NBCMiami.com reports that the crash involved a silver KIA sedan and a Yamaha ATV, and occurred at approximately 11:50 p.m. in the vicinity of Southwest 40th Street near Southwest 94th Avenue.

The collision threw the driver of the ATV from the vehicle, killing the victim at the scene. 

The…

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One Dead Following Head-On Collision on State Road 471

September 27, 2020

A head-on collision left one person dead Sunday morning.
ClickOrlando.com reports that the crash occurred at about 11:00pm at State Road 471 and State Road 50.  Florida Highway Patrol says that a 27-year-old man from Tampa was driving north on SR-471 when he crossed into oncoming traffic in an attempt to pass a vehicle that was driving in front of him. After crossing into the southbound lane the SUV and a semi truck collided head-on. 
The force of the collision launched the SUV onto the shoulder, killing its driver. The driver of the semi suffered minor injuries…

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Two Hospitalized Following Boat's Collision With Draw Bridge

September 26, 2020

Two people were hospitalized following a boat crash on the Ortega River Friday night. 

News4Jax.com reports that six people were on board the boat when it attempted to cross under the Ortega Bridge as the draw bridge was coming down. Apparently, as the boat’s driver attempted to cross under the bridge the boat did not make it under the bridge in time. The boat and the bridge collided, causing significant damage to the boat. 

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13 Hospitalized Following Serious Head-On Crash

September 25, 2020

A serious crash between a van and a pickup truck has left over a dozen people hospitalized, several with serious injuries.

Winknews.com reports that…

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Two Teens Killed in Serious Crash after Reportedly Running Red Light

September 24, 2020

Two Florida teens were killed in a serious crash in Riverview, Florida yesterday.

Patch.com reports that the crash occurred Wednesday in Riverview, Hillsborough County. An 18-year-old was driving a Honda on Valley Dale Drive and reportedly ran a red light, crossing the intersection at Progressive Boulevard. As the Honda ran the red light it stuck a Ford 250 which was traveling westbound on Progressive Boulevard. 

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Florida Officials to Charge Boater Who Struck Diver on Thanksgiving 2019

September 23, 2020

On Thanksgiving Day 2019 a serious boating accident off the coast of Palm Beach left one man severely injured. Now, Florida authorities are charging the vessel's pilot with boating violations.

PalmBeachPost.com reports that the accident occurred when 31-year-old Daniel W. Stanton II of Palm Beach was piloting a 36-foot Yellowfin southbound when he struck 24-year-old Carter Viss, who was snorkeling in the area that the boat was traveling. Viss, a marine biologist, suffered a severed arm in the accident. 

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Lisa White Remains in Critical Condition Following Sunday's Tragic Car Crash

September 22, 2020

On Sunday, a serious crash killed Captain Tyrone White Sr. of the Miami-Dade police. The crash left two other people injured, including Captain White’s wife Lisa, who remains in critical condition.

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Category: Car Accidents

The Latest Regarding The Car Crash Death of Miami-Dade Police Captain

September 21, 2020

Yesterday we blogged about the tragic death of Captain Tyrone White Sr. of the Miami-Dade Police. At the time of the blog, the details surrounding the crash were not clear. Now, authorities are releasing more information. 

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Category: Car Accidents