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Tragic Polk County Car Crash Leaves One Dead, Five Hurt

An auto accident involving two vehicles occurred on Tuesday morning around 8:30am outside of Mulberry, Florida, near the Polk-Hillsborough County border. The driver of a 1998 Ford Explorer, proceeding westbound, passed a car illegally on CR-640. The driver, identified as 19-year-old Timothy Hammock, crossed the double yellow line in an attempt to overtake a slower […]

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Motorcycle Rider Critically Injured in St. Pete Crash

St. Petersburg – 34 year-old Gary Paul Thomas lost control of his motorcycle and crashed on St. Petersburg city streets on Tuesday afternoon around 5:45 p.m. The rider was thrown from his 2009 Suzuki motorcycle when he lost control after attempting to make a hard left turn at the corner of 24th Street North and […]

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Car Crashes Into Pond; Driver is Saved by Brave Citizens

Clearwater, FL – A normal commute for a driver on State Route 580, near McMullen Booth Road, quickly turned into a life-threatening, submerged automobile rescue scene. Around 3:15PM, an unidentified male driver veered off of the road and crashed into a retention pond.  The car barreled through a fence on its way into the pond […]

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Bicyclist Stuck and Killed: Accident Brings Area’s Bicycle Fatality Count to Six in Summer of 2010

Tampa, FL – 53-year-old bicyclist, Diane M. Vega of 306 South Habana Avenue, was struck and killed by an SUV while waiting on a sidewalk for a crosswalk signal to change. Vega is the sixth bicycle fatality in Hillsborough County since July 29th, and the fourth to occur in the city of Tampa.  The accident […]

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