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Hit-and-run with school bus

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Tampa police are looking for a driver who apparently drove around a fire truck, three passenger cars and then crashed into a school bus carrying special needs children the other afternoon – the man got out, looked at the damage, talked to witnesses, and fled the scene.  There were nine children on the bus; none…

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Tractor-trailer catches on fire in Lake Worth

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The southbound lanes of Interstate 95 were closed early the other morning when a passenger vehicle lost control and veered into the path of a tractor-trailer, causing the tractor-trailer to crash into a concrete wall and flip on its side.  The truck was carrying PVC piping, which spilled all over the road.  The impact caused…

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Fatal tractor-trailer accident in Bryceville

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U.S. Highway 301 was the scene of a fatal accident that killed a Jacksonville man early morning.  The 33-year old driver of a passenger vehicle, for unknown reasons, veered into an approaching tractor-trailer truck. The passenger vehicle caught fire, killing the driver.  The truck driver was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.  An…

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Tallahassee big-rig accident

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According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 27-year old woman, was weaving in and out of the northbound lanes while driving the wrong way on US 27 late the other night.  A semi-truck driver, spotted the weaving car and swerved to avoid a head-on collision.  Unfortunately, they ended up side-swiping each other and both vehicles stopped…

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Tampa woman has an accident with a big rig

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According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 27-year old woman, driving on northbound Interstate 75 about 1:00 a.m. crashed into a big-rig; she was critically injured.  The woman crashed into the rear of the truck, causing her vehicle to spin into the grass median.   The woman was taken to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition. …

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