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Category Archives: Car Accident

6-1-20

One Dead After Five-Car Pileup

By Slater Grant |

In the early morning hours of June 1, 2020, a stopped car was rear-ended at the intersection of Columbus Dr and Himes Ave. The crash caused a chain reaction, involving a total of five vehicles.   The Tampa Police Department reported that the driver of the stopped car passed away. The driver that hit… Read More »

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5-23-20

Head-On Crash in Hernando County Leaves One Dead, Two Injured

By Slater Grant |

A 51-year old man from Bradenton drove into oncoming traffic this evening while attempting to pass slower drivers. He hit a 22-year-old driver from Dade City and his 20-year-old passenger.   The Bradenton man was not wearing a seat belt and died on scene. The two men that were hit suffered from serious injuries…. Read More »

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Crash on Howard Frankland Bridge Leaves Man Seriously Injured

By Slater Grant |

Last week, Florida Highway Patrol responded to a wreck on the Howard Frankland Bridge going northbound. A 62-year-old tow truck driver lost control of his vehicle and hit a construction vehicle that was on the outside shoulder of a construction zone. The 49-year-old driver of the construction vehicle was taken to the hospital with… Read More »

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Major Accident Causes Lane Closures in Wesley Chapel

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A collision took place on Saturday morning at the intersection of Trinity Lakes Dr and Sun City Center Blvd. The 74-year-old bicyclist entered the path of a sedan upon the light turning red. Driver of the sedan said the hit was unavoidable. The cyclist was ejected from the bicycle and landed in the intersection…. Read More »

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Crash on FL-595 in Largo

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First responders in Pinellas county were present at the scene of a crash on FL-595 in Largo, Monday morning (3/31/20). Law enforcement officials, paramedics, and fire crews were there to assess the extent of severe injuries. There were massive delays in traffic and the left lane was completely blocked. The details of the collision… Read More »

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Roadblocks and Injuries from Crash in St. Petersburg

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On Wednesday morning, two vehicles were involved in an accident at the intersection of 22nd Ave and Walton St. Paramedics showed up to the scene. Police have confirmed that the crash resulted in serious injuries for one or more of the people in the incident. The crash created roadblocks and severe traffic delays in… Read More »

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Crash in Okeechobee Closes Highway 70 and Leaves Woman Deceased

By Slater Grant |

Last Thursday morning, a 2019 Chevy Impala heading east on Highway 70 crossed the center lane, leading to a head-on collision with a 2000 Ford F150, driven by 26-year-old, Zachary Voss. The collision resulted in a shutdown of the major road in Okeechobee, FL. The woman, whom has not been named, was thrown from… Read More »

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3 Fatal Accidents in One Night, Leaving 4 Dead

By Slater Grant |

Overnight from Friday, December 6 to Saturday, December 7, there were three separate fatal accidents in the Tampa Bay Area. The first accident happened in Pasco County at the Seven Springs Boulevard and San Jose Loop intersection around 6 p.m. 54-year-old Ralph Innamorato, of New Port Richey, was driving his 2000 Dodge Ram, coming… Read More »

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Ways to Stay Safe when Traveling Over Thanksgiving Week

By Slater Grant |

Thanksgiving is this week, and as many know, this holiday is the busiest travel week of the year. Close to 500 auto accidents happen each year from Wednesday to Sunday. At Slater | Grant, we want you and your family to be safe. Here are some helpful tips for those who are traveling: Make… Read More »

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Blind Spots: One Reason Why Accidents Occur and How They can be Managed

By Slater Grant |

Blind spots prevent a driver from being able to see another driver in his or her surrounding area on the road. Blind spots are areas that cannot be seen around or near a vehicle when looking forward, into rear-view mirrors, or side mirrors. Sedans, sports cars, SUVs, trucks, and every other type of vehicle… Read More »

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