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News: 4 injured in crash involving tractor-trailer on I-95 in Oakland Park

September 14, 2021

OAKLAND PARK, FL - Four people were injured in an accident that disrupted traffic on Interstate 95 Sunday morning, according to WSVN.

The crash involved multiple vehicles, including a tractor-trailer, and occurred in the northbound lanes of I-95 near Commercial Boulevard in Oakland Park at about 10:15 a.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol arrived at the scene along with local rescue crews, who took the injured victims to an area hospital. No details were released on their conditions.

The northbound lanes of I-95 were closed near the scene as state…

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More on Doral Dump truck Crash That Left One Dead

September 13, 2021

A South Florida woman is dead following a crash involving a dump truck in Doral on Monday.

WSVN.com reports that the crash occurred at about 11:45 a.m. on Monday when the dump truck swerved to avoid a traffic collision with the victim’s car. Apparently, the swerving resulted in the dump truck falling on top of the woman’s vehicle, leaving the woman trapped inside.

Rescue crews could be seen shoveling dirt out of the dump truck in an attempt to get to the trapped victim.

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News: Dump truck crash in Doral leaves 1 dead

September 13, 2021

DORAL, FL - A woman was killed following a collision involving a dump truck and another vehicle in Doral this morning.

According to WSVN, emergency crews were called to the scene at Northwest 36th Street and 82nd Avenue at about 11:45 a.m. 

Few details about the crash are available at this time. However, Photos from the scene depict a dump truck overturned onto a smaller red vehicle. 

One woman was pronounced dead after being extricated from her vehicle. It is unclear if anyone else was injured in the crash.

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News: Driver killed in fiery north Miami crash

September 13, 2021

MIAMI, FL - One person was killed following a fiery single-vehicle crash outside of a North Miami church on Sunday morning.

According to a report by NBC Miami, the crash occurred as members were arriving at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church on NE 135th Street. 

Police say the driver slammed into an object just outside of the church, causing the vehicle to go up in flames. The unidentified driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is unclear at this time.

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Fiery North Miami Crash Kills One

September 12, 2021

A fiery car crash in North Miami left one person dead on Sunday.

WSVN.com reports that the crash occurred at about 5 a.m. Sunday morning near Northeast 135th Street and Sixth Avenue when a Mercedes Benz and another vehicle collided outside the  Holy Cross Lutheran Church Christian Day School.

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Police Arrest Person Suspected of Hit-and-Run Fatality

September 10, 2021

A man is under arrest after allegedly striking a Miami bicyclist and then leaving the scene.

Local10.com reports that the collision occurred at about 2:50 a.m. on Friday when a car struck the bicyclist, severely injuring the victim.

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News: Car slams into power pole in Fort Lauderdale after police pursuit

September 10, 2021

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - A car slammed into a power pole in Fort Lauderdale following a police chase on Thursday, according to WSVN.

The incident began when police set out in pursuit of a Buick sedan suspected of being linked to a carjacking in Pompano Beach.

After a chase that went through portions of Broward County, the driver eventually struck a pole in the vicinity of Northwest 15th Terrace and Sixth Avenue. 

One person was arrested after the collision. No injuries were reported.  Florida Power & Light crews were called to the scene to assess the damage to the pole.…

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News: Car crash injures 3 Sebastian River High School students

September 10, 2021

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FL - Three high school students were injured in a crash in Indian River County Wednesday afternoon, TC Palm reports.

Authorities said the 16-year-olds were in a Toyota Prius that collided with another vehicle in the area of County Road 510 and Power Line Road at about 2 p.m.  Their vehicle was struck by a four-door sedan at the intersection and went into a ditch, according to investigators.

The two girls and a boy, all students at Sebastian River High School, were hospitalized…

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Hyundai Is Recalling Hundreds of Thousands of Vehicles

September 09, 2021

Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling tens of thousands of vehicles due to a defective trunk latch.

ConsumerReports.org reports that Hyundai is recalling 348,158 vehicles and automaker Kia is recalling an additional 253,074 cars.

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News: Driver sought in hit-and-run that killed woman in SW Miami-Dade

September 09, 2021

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL - Police say a woman was struck and killed by a driver who left the scene in Miami-Dade County.

According to WPLG, the incident occurred Tuesday morning on Southwest 152nd Street near Harding Lane.  Police said 52-year-old Odalys Galvez was walking across the street at about 5 a.m. when she was hit by a vehicle.  Galvez sustained fatal injuries.

The driver of the vehicle involved did not stop to help after the crash, and is now being sought by police.  No description has been released yet of the vehicle.

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