Man dies in crash in Lauderhill

Dead in Car Crash Willem Nord, 30, of Lauderhill, was killed early Monday morning after his vehicle crashed into a concrete pole at the corner of Northwest 44 Street and Rock Island Road. Nord was driving a 2006 Silver Nissan headed south on Rock Island Road, and witnesses reported his driving was unstable at 1:50am Monday. He lost control of …

Police officers injured after car chase

Police officers injured George Owen, of the 12000 block of Southwest 265th Terrace in Miami, reported a home invasion early Monday that led to a car chase that injured two officers. Police reported that three intruders came into Owens’ home, tied him up, and covered his eyes with clothing.  Owens stated that the three intruders let three others into the house …

Paola woman collides with boy on bicycle

A bicycle hit incident On Oct 28, Margaret A. Ball, 41, of Paola, drove her 2009 Saturn Vue on Hospital Drive and hit a boy on his bicycle while making a turn. The incident occurred at the intersection of Baptiste and Hospital Drives.  Ball was making a turn from Hospital onto Baptiste.  She stated that she came to a full stop, …

10 injured in Tri-Rail train collision in Broward County

10 injured in Tri-Rail train collision A northbound Tri-Rail commuter train hit a car just before 7pm Sunday night. The crash resulted in minor injuries for 10 passengers inside.  According to Cody Schisler of Boynton Beach, the collision “bumped the train a little bit.” Bonnie Arnold, spokeswoman for Tri-Rail, stated that passengers left the train and walked a quarter of a …

Pedestrian killed on West Broward Blvd

The man was hit by a pickup truck On Wednesday, a man died at Broward General Medical Center after being hit by a car while walking on West Broward Blvd.  Detective Travis Mandell stated that police have not identified the victim and haven’t reached relatives. The man was hit by a pickup truck and the driver remained at the scene. …

Baby floats to surface of lake after car accident

Baby floats to surface of lake after car accident On Tuesday, a couple was involved in a car accident after the car fell into a South Florida lake after they got into an argument, and their 3-year-old daughter, Sariyah Michel, floated to the surface. Deputy Cazi Navarro was one officer at the scene who rescued the little girl along with …

Deputy crashes with elderly man

Injured in a car accident 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 …

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 pedestrian struck and killed in accident

Pedestrian Car Accident A Fort Meyer woman was struck and killed in a pedestrian auto accident in Fort Lauderdale near County Road 315. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 6:30 a.m. when a woman was struck by a tractor-trailer. The 50-year-old woman’s car broke down and she was walking home when she was struck by a 33-year-old …