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270,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs Recalled for Roll Away Risk

June 21, 2022

Approximately 270,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs are under recall due to a defect that could cause the vehicles to roll away.

CarAndDriver.com reports that the defect affects model years 2018 to 2019 and could cause the vehicles to “start, shift out of park, and move without the brake pedal being depressed.”

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News: Collision involving Publix truck, SUV on I-95 injures both drivers

June 21, 2022

MIAMI, FL - State troopers said a collision involving a Publix truck and an SUV on Interstate 95 Monday injured both drivers.

The Miami Herald reports the incident occurred at Ives Dairy Road near the border of Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Land Rover SUV collided with the truck as both vehicles were going north on I-95, causing the SUV to flip multiple times.

The Land Rover driver, a man, was seriously injured in the crash and flown to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital for treatment.  The truck driver sustained minor…

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News: Scooter rider critically injured after being hit by bus in Miami

June 21, 2022

MIAMI, FL - A scooter rider was injured in an accident in Miami Monday morning, WSVN reports.

According to police, the victim was riding in the area of Northwest 79th Street and North Miami Avenue when they merged in front of a bus. 

The scooter rider was struck by the bus and was transported to an area hospital, where they were listed in critical condition. No details were released on the person's identity.

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Authorities Identify Victims of Deadly Key Biscayne Boat Crash

June 20, 2022

The victims of Friday’s deadly boat crash off Key Biscayne are being identified.

Local10.com reports that a 30-foot vessel collided with a 20-foot vessel in the waters off Key Biscayne Yacht Club. Two people were killed in the collision and 10 people were injured.

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News: Crash knocks down pole, transformer in Opa-Locka

June 20, 2022

OPA-LOCKA, FL - Police and rescue teams were at the scene of a crash in Opa-Locka on Sunday morning, 

The incident happened in the area of Ali Baba Avenue and Johnson Street, where a vehicle knocked down a pole and a transformer.

One injured person was flown to Ryder Trauma Center, though no details were disclosed on the extent of their injuries.

Florida Power and Light crews were dispatched to the scene to repair damage resulting from the accident.

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News: Collision in Fort Lauderdale leaves 1 woman dead, 3 hospitalized

June 20, 2022

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Police in Fort Lauderdale are investigating a deadly car accident that occurred early Sunday morning.

According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, two vehicles were involved in the wreck on Northwest 23rd Avenue near Interstate 95 at about 5:30 a.m.

A woman was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders. Her name was not immediately released.

Three other women were transported to Broward Health Medical Center, where they were listed in stable condition.

No details were…

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News: Driver killed in high-speed car crash in Palm Beach County

June 20, 2022

PALM BEACH, FL - Authorities in Palm Beach County said a driver going at a high rate of speed died in a crash on Saturday morning, WPTV reports.

The victim was identified as 20-year-old Numa Karly Jean Bernard of Royal Palm Beach.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Bernard was driving a Honda CRV south on S. County Road in Palm Beach at about 3:25 a.m. when he drove off the roadway.

The Honda struck a concrete light pole, a concrete wall, and a tree.  Bernard was thrown from the vehicle, and after being taken to St. Mary's Medical…

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More Information on Friday's Deadly Boat Crash Off Key Biscayne

June 19, 2022

More information is becoming available about the deadly boat collision off Key Biscayne Friday night.

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Two Dead and 10 Injured In Key Biscayne Boat Collision

June 18, 2022

Two people were killed and 10 people were injured in a boat collision off of Biscayne Bay Friday night.

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Continues To Investigate Deadly Clay County Boat Crash

June 17, 2022

Investigators continue to look into the deadly boat crash that occurred on Black Creek earlier this week.

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