Yearly Archives: 2010

Semi-truck driver almost decapitated

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A semi-incident on State Road 82 in Lee County almost left the driver decapitated.  A semi-truck driver, was caught in a wire used by crews in a construction area.  The wire sliced through the top of the truck’s cab, causing the truck driver to duck down; he felt the wire graze the top of his head. The…

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Two semi trucks crash in Hamilton County

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Two 18-wheelers recently collided in Hamilton County causing severe and critical injuries to the two drivers and a passenger.  A 2002 Freightliner driven by 58-year old woman was going east on CR152 when she allegedly ran a stop sign.  This occurred just as a 1992 Freightliner driven by 51-year old man was coming along.  The…

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Vehicle crashes into a semi-truck in McDavid

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Florida Highway Patrol recently reported to an accident that involved 28-year old woman and her two children, ages 8 and 12.  They were traveling east on Highway 164 in their Pontiac.  When she reached the intersection of Highway 164 and Highway 29, she apparently lost control of her car and could not stop – causing…

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Two die in truck accident

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A truck accident on U. S. Highway 27 in Palm Beach County was where two people died recently from injuries suffered.  A 22-year old man, and his female passenger were driving in a Chrysler when they crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler, causing the vehicle to be stuck under the trailer of the truck. …

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Tampa woman injured

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A 27-year old woman from Tampa was critically injured when her vehicle crashed into a semi tractor-trailer truck recently.  The Florida Highway Patrol reported that she hit the truck from behind, causing her car to spin into the grass median.   The woman was taken to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition.  The truck driver…

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3 semi-trucks involved in accident

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Did you hear about the terrible accident that happened recently in Kissimmee involving three semi trucks?  The accident took place on the Ronald Reagan Turnpike around midnight.   Shortly after midnight, 23-year old man from Sarasota was driving south on the turnpike in the outside lane.  Apparently, another 18-wheeler, driven by a 35-year old man,…

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Semi kills Boca Raton man

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The Florida Highway Patrol reported that a 64-year old Boca Raton man was hit and killed by a semi tractor-trailer the other day.  The accident happened while he was crossing the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Palmetto Park Road.  The truck was unable to stop in time.  It is unclear why the man was…

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