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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Deadly Crash on I-75 Kills Ruskin Woman

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Just before 6 a.m. on November 15, 57-year-old Maria Delourdes Perez, of Ruskin, was traveling south on I-75 in a 2009 Dodge van when she was hit on the left side by 31-year-old Jeremy Guerrero, of Ruskin, who was driving his 2017 Toyota Corolla southbound on I-75 at high speeds. Guerrero noticed a Hillsborough… Read More »

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Horrific Collision on I-75 Leaves 2 Dead and 5 Injured

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On Wednesday night, eight vehicles were traveling northbound on I-75 near the Hillsborough and Pasco County line, following the flow of traffic in the center and outside lanes. A semi-truck also traveling northbound failed to slow down and veered into the center lane in an effort to avoid an accident. Instead, the semi-truck collided… Read More »

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