Deputy crashes with elderly man

Deputy crashes with elderly man At 6:30pm Wednesday, Deputy Jeremy Rieger of the Florida Sheriff’s department crashed into the side of a vehicle driven by 71 year old Robert Cooper of St. Cloud, FL. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Cooper turned left in front of Reiger’s vehicle causing Reiger to try to avoid hitting the oncoming vehicle.  Unfortunately, Reiger …

Airplane crash on Florida Turnpike

On Wed, Oct 12, a plane headed for North Perry airport in the Ft. Lauderdale suburb of Hollywood, FL crashed on the Florida turnpike.  The number of people on board has not been confirmed, but according to Gregory Meyer of the Broward County Aviation Department, “… [they] believe two people were on board and transported to the hospital.” Fortunately, no vehicles …

Ft. Lauderdale man struck by car, in critical condition

Ft. Lauderdale man struck by car, in critical condition On Friday, Oct 14 at approximately 6:30pm, James Teets, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, was struck by a car while bicycling along County 571 in Toms River, NJ, according to police. Robin Cuccaro, 51, of Manchester, was driving the 1993 Ford that struck Teets. Police Chief Michael Mastronardy stated that Teets was …

Florida man killed in bicycle accident

Florida man killed in bicycle accident A Jacksonville, Florida man has been killed after a bicycle accident occurred in Massachusetts. According to officials, the accident occurred on Interstate 59 when a car struck the man while he was riding his bicycle on the side of the road. The driver of the car stated that the bicyclist was wearing dark clothing …

Teen attacked by pitbull, saved by neighbors

A 13-year-old girl was attacked by her pit bull and was saved after her neighbors saw and began to beat the dog with baseball bats in order to end the attack. The pit bull was eventually fatally shot. The attack occurred last week in Deerfield Beach after the girl tried to put the dog into the bathroom because he was …

Bicyclist struck by car in Florida accident

A 37-year-old man was injured after he was involved in a bicycle accident when he was struck by a car while riding on Gulf Coast Highway. The accident occurred at 7:33 a.m. in Escambia County when the bicyclist was traveling westbound just outside of the roadway. When he approached the intersection at Glades Lane, he was struck by a 21-year-old …

Fire breaks out in Miami, officials suspicious of cause

Fire breaks out in Miami, officials suspicious of cause A fire that broke out at a restaurant in Miami and took firefighters over two hours to battle, has officials suspicious of what caused it. The incident occurred just after midnight at El Guireno Peruano Restaurant. Officials with Miami Fire Rescue stated that the fire is suspicious because this building has …