Tampa + Florida Accident News

Crash Involving a Semi-Truck and a Sports Car Leaves One Person Dead

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Tampa, FL (7/29/2020) – A man from Land O’ Lakes was killed Wednesday morning after semi-truck ran into his car at a traffic stop. The crash occurred at 2:20 a.m. on East Hillsborough Avenue, just west of Harney Road. The Florida Highway Patrol says that the 49-year-old man was driving his car west and was stopped at a red light near the NetPark Tampa Bay campus. Then a semi-truck, driven by a 28-year-old man from Texas, failed to stop and slammed into the back of the car. Both of the vehicles eventually came to a rest in the median. The driver of the car died at the scene of the accident, while the truck driver only suffered minor injuries. Troopers are still investigating the cause of the crash. So far, no charges have been filed against the truck driver. Contact an Experienced Car Accident Lawyer 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.  Sources: WFLA, Tampa Bay Times

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Pedestrian Hit and Killed in St. Petersburg While Crossing 4th Street

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St. Petersburg, FL (7/22/2020) – A man was killed Tuesday night after being hit by a car while crossing 4th Street. The accident occurred around 9:20 p.m. on 4th Street North just south of 11th Avenue North. According to the St. Petersburg Police Department, 40-year-old Michael J. Still was crossing the road when he was struck by BMW driving south on 4th Street. Still died at the scene of the accident. The driver of the BMW stopped and is cooperating with investigators. So far, police do not suspect impairment as a factor in the crash. All lanes on 4th Street North between 9th Avenue and 11th Avenue North were closed for a few hours while police worked the scene. The crash is still under 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: CW44

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Couple from Safety Harbor Critically Injured in Crash With a Tractor-Trailer

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Tampa, FL (7/21/2020) – A man and a woman from Safety Harbor are in critical condition after crashing into a tractor-trailer on Monday morning. The accident happened around 4:50 a.m. on I-275. The Florida Highway Patrol states that a 48-year-old man from Tampa was driving north on the interstate when he attempted to make an improper U-turn, causing the couple from Safety Harbor to crash into the trailer with their van. The victims, both 55 years old, were taken to the hospital with critical injuries. The FHP cited the truck driver for an improper turn. So far, no other charges have been filed. Contact an Experienced Car Accident Lawyer 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: Patch.com

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Motorcyclist from Spring Hill Killed in Crash on US 19

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New Port Richey, FL (7/20/2020) – A man from Spring Hill died Sunday morning after crashing into stopped traffic on US 19. The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of US 19 just north of Beacon Woods Drive. The Florida Highway Patrol states that the 61-year-old victim, who has not been identified, was heading north US 19 when he rear-ended a stationary pickup truck driven by a 19-year-old New Port Richey resident. The man was ejected from his motorcycle and was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. He died at the scene of the accident. According to troopers, the pickup truck was stopped at a red light at the intersection. It is unclear why the victim failed to stop. 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. Sources: Tampa Bay Reporter, Patch.com

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Crash on Seminole Boulevard Leaves One Pedestrian Dead

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Largo, FL (7/15/2020) – A pedestrian died Tuesday night after stepping out in front of a car in Largo. The accident happened around 10:00 p.m. on Seminole Boulevard just south of 124th Avenue. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 33-year-old man from New Port Richey stepped out into the southbound lanes of Seminole Boulevard and was hit by a car. The 25-year-old man driving the sedan, who has not been identified, was from Clearwater. Police are still trying to figure out why the man stepped out into the road. The crash is still under 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: Tampa Bay Newspapers

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Tampa Police Investigating a Fatal Hit-and-Run Involving a Motorcyclist

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Tampa, FL (7/14/2020) – Tampa Police are investigating a hit-and-run that left a motorcyclist dead Tuesday night. The crash occurred around 6:00 p.m. on the Selmon Expressway at North 21st Street. The southbound lanes of North 21st Street were closed for several hours while investigators worked the scene. So far, no other information has been provided. To keep up with this developing story, click here. 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. Sources: WFLA, IONTB

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Dunedin Motorcyclist Dies After Truck Turns in Front of Him

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Dunedin, FL (6/23/2020) – A motorcyclist was killed Monday morning when a truck turned in front of him and collided with his motorcycle. The accident happened around 9:45 a.m. at 1750 Main Street in Dunedin. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, 38-year-old Josue Vega-Rodriguez was driving his Harley Davidson west on Main Street when an eastbound Ram 2500, driven by 79-year-old Larry Smith, attempted to make a left-hand turn in front of him to enter a parking lot. Vega-Rodriguez survived the initial impact but later died at Northside Hospital. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the crash. So far, no charges have been filed against Smith, who police say did not appear to be impaired. 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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5 People Injured After Two Cars Crash into a Store in St. Petersburg

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St. Petersburg, FL (6/22/2020) – Five people were injured Sunday night when two cars crashed into a store. The accident occurred around 11:00 p.m. at the intersection of 16th Street South and 14th Avenue South. According to St. Petersburg Police, a gray 2016 Dodge Charger and a silver 2020 Ford Fusion crashed in the intersection and swerved into the porch of a house that serves as a storefront. A 36-year-old man and a 40-year-old man in the Ford Fusion had serious injuries and were transported to the hospital. A 23-year-old woman who was also in the Ford Fusion only suffered minor injuries. Two people in the Dodge Charger, a 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old woman, also had minor injuries. Police say that the driver of the Ford Fusion fled the scene on foot after the crash. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the crash and are looking for the driver who ran away from the scene. Contact an Experienced Car Accident Lawyer 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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Motorcyclist Hit and Killed in Pasco County by Turning Truck

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Pasco County, FL (6/16/2020) – One motorcyclist from St. Petersburg was killed Monday morning after a tractor-trailer turned left in front of him. The crash occurred around 9:00 a.m. on County Line Road near Teebs Boulevard. The Florida Highway Patrol states that an unidentified 22-year-old man was driving west on County Line Road in the tractor-trailer when he attempted to turn left onto Teebs Boulevard. The truck driver entered the path of a 24-year-old motorcyclist heading east on County Line Road, causing the two to collide. The motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle and died at the scene of the accident. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash. So far, no charges have been filed against the driver of the tractor-trailer. 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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I-275 Shut Down Monday Morning After Fiery Semi-Truck Crash

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Tampa, FL (6/15/2020) – Troopers shut down I-275 on Monday morning after a semi-truck carrying apple cider and car collided and caught on fire. The crash happened around 3:15 a.m. on I-275 at Bearss Avenue. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a car was driving the wrong way on the interstate when it crashed into a semi-truck. The accident pushed the semi into the median where it hit the barrier and caught on fire. The driver of the car was rushed to the hospital where they are in serious condition, while the driver of the semi was not injured in the crash. The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident. I-275 remained closed in both directions until around 5:30 a.m. It is unclear whether impairment was a factor in the accident. Contact an Experienced Car Accident Lawyer 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.  Sources: Bay News 9, WTSP

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