Man, 32, And Girlfriend Involved In Frightening Car Crash In Martin County

A 32-year old man’s truck flipped over after colliding with an Uber driver in Martin County.

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The man and his 25-year old girlfriend were driving in his blue Ford Bronco when an Uber driver reportedly made a left turn in front of him and the vehicles crash. The truck overturned, Florida Highway Patrol reports.

The 42-year old Uber driver was not injured.  An ambulance took two Uber passengers to the hospital for minor injuries. An eyewitness said the 42-year old driver appeared to be concerned about them.

Reports confirmed that the FHP is handling the case, but no further information had been made available.

Reps for Uber driver didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment.

This isn’t his first terrifying car crash, the Reps said.

When he was 20, he was involved in an accident that left him with scars that are still visible on his face. “My buddy lost control of the car going 80 mph. We flipped eight times. I got ejected out the window,” the man told Florida Highway Patrol.

Police said the crash is still under investigation.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious truck accident involving two vehicles, which ultimately, resulted in causing injuries to a man and his girlfriend. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Woman Celebrating 21st Birthday Killed In Car Crash In Broward County

A woman was having the perfect 21st birthday prior to a car crash which claimed her life.

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The college junior, who was home for spring break, had dinner with family and then went out with her friends for her 21st birthday.

The celebration took a horrific turn on the way home when the aspiring social worker was killed in a crash. She was ejected from a car driven by her friend.  The victim was in the back seat of the 2013 Infiniti sedan.

The 26-year old driver lost control and slammed into a barrier dividing the inner and outer roadway before hitting a support pillar with such force that it ripped the car in half, police said.

The woman, a Cooper City resident, was thrown from the wreckage and died at the scene.

“She’s gone, that’s the tragedy. My baby’s gone,” her mom said outside the family’s home

“She was a wonderful girl. My youngest out of three,” the mom said. “We celebrated her 21st birthday yesterday, and I’m not going to see her graduate from college.”

The driver and his front seat passenger, identified by sources as 24-year-old man were taken to a hospital in Broward County with severe injuries.

The driver was charged with vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, DWI, and cited for speeding, police said.

The crash is still under investigation.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving a vehicle, which ultimately, resulted in the death of a young woman who recently celebrated her 21st birthday. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Cab Hops Curb, Crashes Into A Palm Beach Worker

An out-of-control yellow cab jumped an Upper East Side curb and slammed into a nearby Palm Beach worker, authorities and witnesses said.

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A 61-year old man was walking on the sidewalk in Highland Beach when he was struck by the cab at Boca Raton Avenue near East 79th Street, his family and cops said.

“Here is where I’m gonna’ die,” he told The Post, recalling what he was thinking from his hospital bed.

“Out of nowhere, the car just came … I was fine, and everything was fine, and of nowhere it popped up,” he said in Spanish, with his 25-year-old daughter translating.

Responding police officers told him he is “alive by miracle,” the injured man said.

His co-worker said, the cab got him on one side of the body. He couldn’t move his leg. It’s very scary.”

The 57-year-old taxi driver suffered minor injuries in the crash.

The cabbie told police that he was in line at a taxi stand in the County when he “lost consciousness” as the result of some kind of medical episode and wound up on the sidewalk, police sources said.

The cab driver, who was being treated at the hospital, is not expected to be charged.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving a pedestrian. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Five Victims Hospitalized In School Bus Crash In Martin County

Five people were rushed to the hospital in Martin County after a Lexus collided with a school bus, causing the bus to flip on top of another car in Martin County, officials and witnesses said.

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The bus was heading down Sewall’s point Avenue near Hemlock Street in Palm City when the black Lexus ran a stop sign and hit it, a witness said. The bus ended up landing on top of an unoccupied black Honda.

A 45-year old man and his 42-year old co-worker helped to rescue the three traumatized children inside the bus.

“Two of the kids were crying,” the worker said. “I was banging on the door so they can open it but they were too scared to move. I flipped the handle, jumped in and took them out through the roof.”

“They were small kids, like 5 and 6 years old.”

The three children escaped unscathed but were taken to Delray Medical Center for observation, police said. The bus driver and assistant were transported to the same hospital for minor neck and back injuries.

The driver of the Lexus remained on scene. Witnesses said she didn’t have a license and her son was in the back seat.

She had not been charged at the time of this report, police said.  The crash is still under investigation.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving two vehicles, which ultimately, resulted in injuries to five people including three children. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Three People Struck By Vehicles In Palm Beach County

Three people were struck by vehicles on the Upper West Side, one fatally and another with a severed leg, Federal Highway Patrol said.

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A 59-year-old delivery man was biking on 88th Street and Palm Beach Gardens when he swerved in front of a box truck to avoid a parked car but ended up being hit by the truck, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.

The biker was pronounced dead at the scene The 30-year-old box truck driver stayed on scene, according to FHP officials.

A short time later, a 59-year-old man and a 63-year-old woman were both struck by a car that had jumped the curb on West 96th Street near Wellington Avenue.

One of the woman’s legs was severed during the accident, and the other may need to be amputated, authorities said. The man suffered severe injuries.

Both were taken to a hospital in Palm Beach County and are expected to survive, cops said.

Police did not immediately know the relationship between the man and the woman.

The driver remained on the scene.  The accident is still under investigation.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving a truck, which ultimately, resulted in injuries. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident so that the family and friends of the victim can get justice and have a closure. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Deadly Crash Shuts Down Traffic In St. Lucie County Kills Two And Injures Several

A chain-reaction pileup on St. Lucie County Expressway involving two 18-wheelers, a pickup truck and a Toyota Corolla, left two people dead and four injured Florida Highway Patrol officials said.

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The crash happened on the northbound side between Lake Wood and Fort Pierce Avenue, according to Florida Highway Patrol officials.

One of the big rigs had been stopped in the middle lane, with a Ford pickup driving behind him, when the second tractor-trailer came barreling into the rear of the much Ford truck.

“A second 18-wheeler, traveling in the same direction, failed to stop and caused a chain-reaction collision, hitting both the Ford pickup truck and also a Toyota Corolla,” an official said at a press conference. “The Toyota Corolla ended up being lodged on top of the center divider of the highway,” he added. “The Ford pickup truck was wedged underneath the second tractor-trailer.”

Two of the dead were not yet identified. The others were in serious condition and had been taken to a hospital in St. Lucie County.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving four vehicles, which ultimately, resulted in the death of two people and injuries to four people. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident so that the family and friends of the victims can get justice and have a closure. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Several FHP Police Injured In Two Separate Car Accidents In St. Lucie County

Several members of the Florida Highway Patrol were injured in two separate car accidents, official sources said.

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An unmarked police vehicle was responding to reports of an attempted robbery when it collided with another vehicle near 155th Street and Lakewood Park in St. Lucie County Florida Patrol Officials said.

Two police officers were taken to St. Lucie County hospital for treatment of injuries to the back and legs, and are listed in stable condition.

The two individuals in the other car were taken to Delray Medical Center with minor injuries.

A police vehicle was responding to the first crash site when they were also involved in a collision near 159th Street and White City Avenue. Police in that crash were taken to an area hospital complaining of neck and back pain.

The officers involved have not yet been identified and the cause of both crashes is currently under investigation.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving FHP police officers, which ultimately, resulted in injuries. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident so that the family and friends of the victim can get justice and have a closure. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Child Killed, 3 Injured In Collision With Garbage Truck In Martin County

A 3-year-old girl was killed and her mother and grandparents were injured in Martin County when a garbage truck slammed into their car, authorities said.

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The 52-year-old grandmother, who was driving north on Jensen Beach, slowed down to avoid a raised metal sewer cap on the roadway.

A private trash hauler rear-ended the silver Chevy Malibu, which was pushed into a metal pole and crumpled, killing a little girl from Martin County.

“Everyone was screaming. They were trapped. There was blood all over the place,” said a parking lot attendant, who rushed over to help with several other garage employees.

They pulled out the grandmother and the little girl’s mother, 37, who was sitting in the back seat with her child. The toddler’s grandfather, 52, was traveling in the passenger’s seat.

The heartbroken mom was screaming and, “calling for her baby that was trapped,” said the parking employee. “It all happened so fast. It was shocking.”

All four family members were rushed to Martin County Hospital, where the child was pronounced dead.

Police said their injuries were all minor and they were all in stable condition.

The truck driver remained on the scene as FHP investigated the crash.

No arrests were made, police said.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving two vehicles, which ultimately, resulted in the death of a minor after a garbage truck collided with the car the child was traveking in. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Bus On A Class Field Trip Overturns On A Highway In Broward County

A bus carrying dozens of St. Lucie County eighth-grade students to Broward County for a field trip overturned on Interstate 95 in Coral Springs, Florida Highway Patrol Officials said. Officials said one child and one teacher were seriously injured.

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The bus carrying 26 children and a driver overturned at least once on the highway in Coral Springs, Federal Highway Patrol spokesman said. One child and one adult were flown to trauma centers in Broward County. Others were taken to hospitals by ambulance, police said. No deaths have been reported.

One teacher was flown to the Broward County Medical Center’s trauma center in Coral Springs, but was still going through triage. A spokeswoman for the Hospital for Children in Coral Springs said a student had been taken there.

Neither facility would give information on the patients injuries or conditions.

The authorities of Coral Springs said in a statement that 17 patients were taken to its hospital in Broward County. Nine patients were taken to another hospital in Hillsboro Beach. Two children were also taken from the Broward County Medical Center to Children’s Hospital in Hillsboro Beach.

Police said a car that tried to pass the bus clipped it, causing it to overturn. State Police say the southbound car lost control as it tried to pass the bus on Interstate 95 in Coral Springs, came back across travel lanes and clipped the front of the bus.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving a school bus traveling on a field trip which ultimately caused serious injuries to several students. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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13 Killed After Pickup Truck Collides Head-On With Church Bus

Thirteen seniors returning home from a church retreat in Indian River County were killed when their bus slammed head-on with a pickup truck, cops said.

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“It was a really gruesome scene,” a motorist told FHP.

Two people were also injured in the accident, which unfolded on a two-lane highway outside Vero Beach, located roughly 75 miles west of Sebastian.

One of them is believed to be the driver of the pickup, according to police.

Photographs and video captured at the scene of the crash showed how the vehicles managed to hit on each of their front drivers’ side.

The mangled up bus and heavily damaged truck can be seen in the middle of the roadway, pieces of metal and other debris scattered everywhere. The back of the bus appeared to be wedged up on the guardrail.

Inside was said to be senior congregants of First Baptist Church who were returning home from a three-day retreat. They were just 9 miles away when the crash occurred.

The church later released a statement on social media, confirming the fatalities.

“You never know what the day is going to bring,” The church pastor told FHP. “The Lord tells us that we have today, tomorrow is not promised.”

At least 14 people, all senior members of First Baptist, were believed to be on the van at the time of the crash.

“We are ministering to family members to help them deal with this tragedy,” FHP said the crash is still under investigation.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving two vehicles (a minibus and a pickup truck) which ultimately resulted in the death of 13 seniors. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident so that the family and friends of the victims can experience a closure. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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