Tampa & South Florida Accident News

Early Morning Crash Kills Pedestrian in Tampa

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Tampa, FL (4/6/2020) – A pedestrian was hit and killed Monday morning while walking down the street in Tampa. The accident occurred on Adamo drive near 28th Street around 4:00 a.m. The Tampa Police Department says that an unidentified pedestrian was walking on Adamo Drive when they were hit and killed by an unidentified driver. Adamo Drive was closed between 22nd Street North and 34th Street for a few hours while police started an investigation. So far, Tampa police have not released any other information about the accident. We will monitor for updates as they continue their investigation. Experienced Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in Florida Our hearts go out to all those affected by this tragedy. Pedestrian accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. Police must investigate fatal pedestrian accidents to understand the cause of the crash. The responsible party can then be identified and, if warranted, held accountable. Abrahamson & Uiterwyk commits to advocating for individuals and families affected by severe and even fatal accidents, including pedestrian accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If a personal injury accident has affected you or a loved one, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified personal injury attorney. Note: If you are a family member of someone impacted by this accident and would like us to remove their name from this story, simply click here. Source: WFLA

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2 People Die After Motorcycle and Bicycle Collide on Bayshore Boulevard

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Tampa, FL (4/4/2020) – A crash between a motorcycle and a bicycle killed two people on Saturday morning in Tampa. The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. on Bayshore Boulevard near Rome Avenue. The Tampa Police Department says that three motorcycles were driving north on Bayshore Boulevard when a bicyclist tried to cross the street at a crosswalk at Rome Avenue. One of the motorcyclists hit the bicycle, ejecting both riders from their vehicles. The 30-year-old motorcyclist, whose name hasn’t been released, died at the scene. Emergency responders rushed the 50-year-old bicyclist to the hospital where they later died from their injuries. A witness states that the three motorcyclists were speeding at the time of the crash, but Tampa police are still investigating the cause of the accident. Experienced Bicycle Accident Lawyers in Florida Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this tragedy. Bicycle accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. It’s essential that accidents be thoroughly investigated so that the cause of the collision can be understood, and the responsible party can be identified and, if warranted, held accountable. Abrahamson & Uiterwyk is committed to advocating for individuals and families impacted by serious accidents, including bicycle accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If you or a loved one has been impacted by a personal injury accident, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified attorney. Note: This post utilizes secondary sources independent of Abrahamson & Uiterwyk. The information used from these sources is not independently confirmed by our staff. If anything in this post is incorrect, please contact us and we will correct the inaccurate information or remove the post. If you are a family member of someone impacted by this accident and would like us to remove their name from this story simply click here. Source: Bay News 9

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Pasco Bicyclist Hit and Killed by a Car on US 19

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Hudson, FL (4/1/2020) – A 31-year-old bicyclist died Tuesday afternoon when they merged in front of a car. The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. on US 19 at Hudson Avenue. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Heather Burlingame was driving south on US 19 in her 2013 Nissan Juke when Joshua Allen Petitt pedaled west across the road and entered the southbound lanes. As Petitt got into the southbound lanes, he crossed into the path of Burlingame’s Nissan and was hit. Emergency responders rushed Petitt to the hospital where he later died of his injuries. Troopers are trying to determine if alcohol was a factor in the crash and there are no charges pending against the driver. Experienced Bicycle Accident Lawyers in Florida Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this tragedy. Bicycle accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. It’s essential that accidents be thoroughly investigated so that the cause of the collision can be understood, and the responsible party can be identified and, if warranted, held accountable. Abrahamson & Uiterwyk is committed to advocating for individuals and families impacted by serious accidents, including bicycle accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If you or a loved one has been impacted by a personal injury accident, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified attorney. Note: This post utilizes secondary sources independent of Abrahamson & Uiterwyk. The information used from these sources is not independently confirmed by our staff. If anything in this post is incorrect, please contact us and we will correct the inaccurate information or remove the post. If you are a family member of someone impacted by this accident and would like us to remove their name from this story simply click here. Source: Tampa Bay Times

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Crash in Palm Harbor Kills One, Injures Another

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Palm Harbor, FL (4/1/2020) – A woman died Tuesday afternoon after crashing into another vehicle on US 19. The accident happened around 5:19 p.m. just north of Alderman Road. The Florida Highway Patrol states that Melanie Cohen, 55, was driving north on US 19 in her 2006 Chevy HHR when she lost control of the vehicle. Cohen crossed the median and collided with a southbound 2018 Audi Q5 driven by 74-year-old Adrenne Wygonik. Both vehicles came to rest on the west shoulder and the southbound travel lanes of US 19. Cohen was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and died at the scene. Wygonik suffered serious injuries and was rushed to Mease Countryside Hospital. Troopers do not suspect alcohol impairment as a factor in the crash and are still investigating the cause of the accident. Experienced Car Accident Lawyers in Florida Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this tragedy. Car accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. It’s essential that car accidents be thoroughly investigated so that the cause of the collision can be understood, and the responsible party can be identified and, if warranted, held accountable. Abrahamson & Uiterwyk is committed to advocating for individuals and families impacted by serious accidents, including car accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If you or a loved one has been impacted by a personal injury accident, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified car accident attorney. Note: This post utilizes secondary sources independent of Abrahamson & Uiterwyk. The information used from these sources is not independently confirmed by our staff. If anything in this post is incorrect, please contact us and we will correct the inaccurate information or remove the post. If you are a family member of someone impacted by this accident and would like us to remove their name from this story simply click here. Source: IONTB

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3 People Injured After a 3-Vehicle Crash on State Road 82 in Lehigh Acres

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Lehigh Acres, FL (3/26/2020) – Three people were seriously injured after a head-on collision involving three vehicles Thursday morning. The accident happened on State Road 82 at Gun Club Road. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 52-year-old Acquimene Louis XVI was heading west on State Road 82 in a construction zone when he tried to pass traffic in a no passing zone. Louis veered into the eastbound lane while passing vehicles and struck a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Kendra Rivera head-on. Both Rivera and her passenger, 26-year-old Martray Harris, were seriously injured. Louis’ car then rotated and struck 53-year-old Holly Christiano, who was driving behind him in an unmarked Lee County Sheriff’s Office vehicle. Christiano did not sustain any injuries in the collision. Rivera, Harris, and Louis were rushed to Lee Memorial Hospital, where Louis is still in critical condition. The Florida Highway Patrol states that charges are pending against Louis for his reckless driving. Experienced Car Accident Lawyers in Florida Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this tragedy. Car accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. It’s essential that car accidents be thoroughly investigated so that the cause of the collision can be understood, and the responsible party can be identified and, if warranted, held accountable. Abrahamson & Uiterwyk is committed to advocating for individuals and families impacted by serious accidents, including car accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If you or a loved one has been impacted by a personal injury accident, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified car accident attorney. Note: This post utilizes secondary sources independent of Abrahamson & Uiterwyk. The information used from these sources is not independently confirmed by our staff. If anything in this post is incorrect, please contact us and we will correct the inaccurate information or remove the post. If you are a family member of someone impacted by this accident and would like us to remove their name from this story simply click here. Source: Fort Myers News-Press

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Crash on County Road 41 Kills Motorcyclist, Injures Passenger

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Dade City, FL (3/25/2020) – A motorcyclist from Dade City died Tuesday night after another driver traveled into the path of his motorcycle. The accident occurred at 7:00 p.m. near the intersection of County Road 41 and Bozeman Road. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 22-year-old Brook A. Everett was heading north on County Road 41 in his 2015 Nissan Rogue when he passed a pickup truck and re-entered the northbound lane. After re-entering the lane, Everett drove onto the grass shoulder and lost control of his SUV. The vehicle careened across the southbound lane of County Road 41 and into the path of a motorcycle. Troopers say that John J. Ward, 55, and his 1985 Honda 1200 motorcycle struck the right side of Everett’s vehicle. Ward died at the scene of the accident, while his passenger, 49-year-old Patricia E. Pisa was rushed to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa with critical injuries. Everett and his passengers were not injured in the crash. The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident, but charges are pending for Everett due to negligent driving. Experienced Motorcycle Accident Attorneys in Florida Our hearts go out to all those affected by this tragedy. Motorcycle accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. Police must investigate fatal motorcycle accidents to understand the cause of the crash. The responsible party can then be identified and, if warranted, held accountable. Abrahamson & Uiterwyk commits to advocating for individuals and families affected by severe and even fatal accidents, including motorcycle accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If a personal injury accident has affected you or a loved one, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified Florida motorcycle accident attorney. Note: If you are a family member of someone impacted by this accident and would like us to remove their name from this story, simply click here. Source: Tampa Bay Times

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Pedestrian Struck in Pasco County Crash Dies in Hospital

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New Port Richey, FL (3/22/2020) – A woman died four days after a car hit her in New Port Richey last week. The accident occurred on March 18 around 10:00 p.m. on Ridge Road just west of Lemon Road. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 59-year-old Anna Dziadel was walking on the shoulder of Ridge Road when she stepped into the path of a 2017 Kia Forte. The car hit Dziadel and emergency services rushed her to the hospital. She died from her injuries on Saturday. The identity of the man driving the Kia has not been released. No charges are pending against the driver at this time. Experienced Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in Florida Our hearts go out to all those affected by this tragedy. Pedestrian accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. Police must investigate fatal pedestrian accidents to understand the cause of the crash. The responsible party can then be identified and, if warranted, held accountable. Abrahamson & Uiterwyk commits to advocating for individuals and families affected by severe and even fatal accidents, including pedestrian accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If a personal injury accident has affected you or a loved one, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified personal injury attorney. Note: If you are a family member of someone impacted by this accident and would like us to remove their name from this story, simply click here. Source: Tampa Bay Times

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Crash Involving HART Bus Injures Two in Tampa

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Tampa, FL (3/19/2020) – Two people were injured in Tampa Thursday night when a silver Ram 1500 crashed into a HART bus. The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of North 40th Street and East MLK Jr. Boulevard. Two people were taken to the hospital to be treated for their injuries. The Tampa Police Department is still investigating the cause of the crash. The southbound lanes of North 40th Street were closed as police investigated the accident and cleaned up debris. We will continue to monitor this story for future updates. Experienced Car Accident Lawyers in Florida Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this tragedy. Car accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. It’s essential that car accidents be thoroughly investigated so that the cause of the collision can be understood, and the responsible party can be identified and, if warranted, held accountable. Abrahamson & Uiterwyk is committed to advocating for individuals and families impacted by serious accidents, including car accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If you or a loved one has been impacted by a personal injury accident, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified car accident attorney. Note: This post utilizes secondary sources independent of Abrahamson & Uiterwyk. The information used from these sources is not independently confirmed by our staff. If anything in this post is incorrect, please contact us and we will correct the inaccurate information or remove the post. If you are a family member of someone impacted by this accident and would like us to remove their name from this story simply click here. Source: WFTS

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68-Year-Old Motorcyclist Airlifted to Hospital After Crash

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Dunnellon, FL (3/16/2020) – Emergency responders airlifted a motorcyclist after he hit the side of a vehicle last Wednesday. The accident occurred around 4:58 p.m. at the intersection of US 41 and West Dunnellon Road.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 68-year-old John Dickey Reese was driving his maroon 1986 Honda Gold Wing south on US 41. When he ran the red light at West Dunnellon Road, he collided with a white 2016 Jeep Renegade turning north onto US 41. Reese was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and was airlifted to Ocala Regional Medical Center where he remains in serious condition. The driver of the Jeep, 25-year-old Isaac Corey Abbott, and his passenger, 31-year-old Elizabeth Ann Blout, weren’t injured in the crash. The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident, but they don’t suspect drugs or alcohol contributed to the incident. Experienced Motorcycle Accident Attorneys in Florida Our hearts go out to all those affected by this tragedy. Motorcycle accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. Police must investigate fatal motorcycle accidents to understand the cause of the crash. The responsible party can then be identified and, if warranted, held accountable. Abrahamson & Uiterwyk commits to advocating for individuals and families affected by severe and even fatal accidents, including motorcycle accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If a personal injury accident has affected you or a loved one, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified Florida motorcycle accident attorney. Note: If you are a family member of someone impacted by this accident and would like us to remove their name from this story, simply click here. Source: Citrus County Chronicle

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56-Year-Old Pedestrian Hit and Killed Crossing US 19

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Clearwater, FL (3/18/2020) – A man from Tarpon Springs died Tuesday night when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the highway. The accident occurred around 8:45 p.m. on US 19 near Winding Creek Boulevard. The Florida Highway Patrol states that William J. Lisdell, 56, was traveling east on US 19 when he stepped into the path of a GMC Envoy driven by 30-year-old Theresa Haynega. Lisdell was rushed to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. Hayenga and her passenger stopped immediately to help the victim and call 911. The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash, and there are currently no charges pending against the driver. Experienced Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in Florida Our hearts go out to all those affected by this tragedy. Pedestrian accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. Police must investigate fatal pedestrian accidents to understand the cause of the crash. The responsible party can then be identified and, if warranted, held accountable. Abrahamson & Uiterwyk commits to advocating for individuals and families affected by severe and even fatal accidents, including pedestrian accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If a personal injury accident has affected you or a loved one, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified personal injury attorney. Note: If you are a family member of someone impacted by this accident and would like us to remove their name from this story, simply click here. Source: Tampa Bay Times

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