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Florida Firefighters File Suit in Airboat Accident

Two Florida firefighters have filed a lawsuit against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for injuries they sustained in an airboat accident, according to recent reports. Shawn Levine and Herbert Tyler were traveling down a narrow Everglades channel when an airboat collided with them, hurling Levine into the water and running over her, severely …

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Man Charged In Crash With Police Officer

A driver who hit a police officer, causing serious injuries, has now been charged with several crimes in connection with the accident, according to recent reports. Brandon Ward, 31, of Miramar, was charged with DUI with a blood alcohol content greater than .15 percent as well as serious bodily injury to another person. The accident, …

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Davie Motorcycle Crash Ends in Fatality

A motorcycle crash in Davie resulted in one fatality, according to recent reports. The incident took place on South State Road 7, when a dump truck, driven by James Mills, 65, of Fort Lauderdale, hit a motorcycle ridden by James Goins, 37, of Fort Lauderdale. Mills was not injured; Goins was pronounced dead at the …

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Dolphin Expressway Car Accident Leads to Fatality

A dangerous crash shut down part of the Dolphin Expressway when a man was killed after apparently hitting a concrete wall, according to reports. The crash occurred on the westbound side between Northwest 12th and 17th Avenues on State Road 836. The victim was driving a compact car when he struck a concrete wall, ejecting …

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South Florida Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Deadly Car Crash

According to recent reports, a South Florida man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a crash he caused on Interstate 95 which left five people dead. The defendant, Jabari Kemp, 23, was convicted of vehicular homicide and sentenced to six years in prison for each victim by a Palm Beach County judge. The …

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Insurance Company Will Not Pay Boating Accident Costs

In a recent development in the boating accident case of investor Michael Capponi, his insurance company is refusing to pay for medical costs associated with the accident. Great Lakes Reinsurance is claiming that Capponi lied on his application for insurance coverage by failing to report a former DUI conviction. That, the company says, is a …

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Jury Selection Delayed After Threat

In a surprising development in the civil trial of a woman accused of striking and killing two University of Miami student pedestrians, jury selection was delayed while the court investigated allegations of threats against a potential witness. According to reports, Milady Pequeno is said to have struck two University of Miami graduate students, Ying Chen, …

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Miami Man Saves Children in Heroic Act

An unnamed Miami man is being hailed as a hero after saving two children trapped in a car that landed in the deep end of a swimming pool after a crash, according to reports. Witnesses stated that the Mazda 3 was struck by an Acura sedan at an intersection when the driver of the Acura …

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Interstate 95 Reopens After Tractor Trailer Crash

A serious crash involving a semi-truck in the Oakland Park area of Miami caused Interstate 95 to be partially shut down for several hours, according to reports. While it is unclear if there were serious injuries, the crash, which occurred just south of Commercial Boulevard, involved two vehicles, one semi-truck and the other a passenger …

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12 Injured in Fire Truck Crash

According to officials, two fire trucks were involved in a major crash near Jackson Memorial Hospital. Reports show that the first fire truck was heading to a fire while the second, a paramedic truck, was going to the hospital carrying two young children and their grandmother. The two vehicles crossed paths, with neither stopping for …

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