Monthly Archives: November 2010

Hit and Run Accident in Atlantic Beach Critically Injures Navy Pilot – Lt. Robert Huish

Hit and Run Accident in Atlantic Beach Critically Injures Navy Pilot – Lt. Robert Huish In Atlantic Beach, a hit and run accident critically injured a Navy Pilot (Lt. Robert Huish). It is dangerous being in the military and women and men like Lt. Robert Huish serve our country with pride and heroism. It is such a shame that one of our heroes was struck down not by a bullet, missile or enemy fire but by a cowardly hit and run driver in the Atlantic Beach, Florida area. The serious injuries from this Jacksonville hit and run accident included a … Continue reading

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Bicycle and Pick Up Truck Collision in Inverness Florida – Cyclist Airlifted to Hospital

In Inverness, Florida, a bicycle / automobile accident was reported. The accident took place just past 11:30 a.m. on a Saturday at the intersection of Eden Drive and South Florida Avenue (South U.S. Highway 41). A Toyota pick up truck driven by Shari Wayne, age 40 of Citrus County, was driving on U.S. 41. She stated that waited on a green light and then proceeded forward and soon hit a 57 year old bicycle rider who attempted to cross U.S. 41. The cyclist was later airlifted to St. Joseph’s Hospital based in Tampa, Florida. The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office will … Continue reading

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Tragic Death in St. Augustine (World Golf Village) – Man Ejected from Dump Truck

A St. Johns County, Florida man died after being ejected from his truck in the World Golf Village area in St. Augustine, Florida. According to Jeremy Robshaw, St. Johns County Fire Rescue spokesman, Fire Rescue responded to the scene around 8 a.m. and found a patient in cardiac arrest. Robshaw confirmed the man was ejected from his truck as well as hinted to the belief that the man may have been ran over by his own automobile. Rescue workers attempted CPR, which were unsuccessful. The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident. If you would like to read more … Continue reading

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Jacksonville Florida – Pedestrian Hit by a Car Suffers Life Threatening Personal Injuries – Dangers of Old Baymeadows Road

A Jacksonville, Florida man was sent to the hospital with life-threatening personal injuries after he was struck by a car at a busy Jacksonville intersection. According to eyewitnesses, two men were crossing Old Baymeadows Road from the Deerwood Village shopping center headed towards a nearby apartment complex when one of the men was hit by a green Toyota. Based on witnesses accounts and the minor amount of damage done to the truck, law enforcement officers determined that the driverwas not speeding. The injured pededstrian was taken to Shands Jacksonville with life-threatening personal injuries. The other pedestrian left the scene and … Continue reading

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Biking Death in Hillsborough County – Dangers on the Road for Florida Bicyclists

A 64-year-old man was killed after a Jeep struck his bicycle from behind. The accident occurred around 5:15 a.m. on Northbound U.S. 41 in Hillsborough County, Florida – this is the ninth cyclist to be killed in the area in the past three-and-a-half months. The cyclist has not been identified and authorities are still investigating the incident. Florida officials did say that they cyclist was not wearing a helmet and the bike had no lights. Since a death resulted from this accident, there will be a full investigation into the cause and preventability of this accident by law enforcement officials. … Continue reading

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Fatal Palm Coast Accident Takes Two Lives, Marlene Lindor and Rita Darjean

Palm Coast residents, Rita Dejean, 69 and Marlene Lindor, 71, suffered fatal injuries after their Honda Civic collided with a Ford Econoline . The Honda Civic was driven by Rita Dejean, Marlene Lindor and Myrtha Darboux were passengers in the car. Darboux and the driver of the Econoline, Heath Sanford, suffered injuries and were taken to a Florida Hospital. According to the Florida Times Union, the Flagler County accident occurred after Dejean (Honda Civic driver) came to a stop and then pulled left onto the intersecting road into the path of the Econoline. Though, the occupants / passengers of the … Continue reading

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Florida Highway Patrol Cracks Down This Thanksgiving

In Florida this Thanksgiving, the Florida Highway Patrol has decided that the 1,600 troopers in Florida will be patrolling the roads to ensure safe driving over the holiday. Over the last couple of years, the Florida Highway Patrol has increased its presence on the roadways and as a result they have seen a decrease in the number of fatal accidents that occur during this busy travel time. The same week in 2008, there were 52 fatalities and in 2009 there were 39 related to motor vehicle accidents. This year, they are hopeful the decline will continue. The Florida Highway Patrol … Continue reading

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Elderly Pedestrians, Nubark Nuhibian and Lillian Nuhibian, Die as a Result of Personal Injuries in Jacksonville Florida

http://www.woodatter.com/ A Jacksonville hit-and-run accident left two seniors dead and a number of questions. A Florida couple, Nubark Nuhibian, 97, and Lillian Nuhibian, 66, were on their way home after Bingo when they were struck by a car driven by, Elizabeth Harmon. Harmon’s vehicle was rear-ended by another vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle fled the scene. The couple was crossing 103rd Street when they were struck by Harmon’s car. According to the police, Harmon was unable to stop in time to avoid hitting them. However, when she came to a stop, she was struck from behind by another … Continue reading

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Baker County Accident Takes Life of a Hero and a Father

A Baker County automobile accident recently took the life of a local Sanderson hero, 20-year-old Christopher Jefferson. He was an Army reservist scheduled to deploy for duty to Afghanistan, according to Channel 4 News. He, along with Ardis Page, father of two, was killed after a Jeep Cherokee failed to stop at a stop sign at US Highway 90 and crashed, head-on, into the car carrying Christopher Jefferson, Ardis Page and Page’s two children (the two children suffered injuries and were transported to Shands). In a sad twist, Jefferson is the brother of Milton “Oshay” Johnson, who suffered paralyzing injuries … Continue reading

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Orlando Fisherman – Rescued After Being Missing for 18 Hours

Three fishermen were recently rescued after their boat capsized and left them at sea for approximately 18 hours. The owner of the boat, Schools Out, was identified as 69-year-old Gilbert Gastineau of St. Petersburg, Florida. Gastineau’s wife, Dawn, said she hopes to get Gastineau home soon as he is in “good spirits” and merely being supervised for high energy he exerted due to the 18-hour ordeal. Gastineau’s boat capsized at about 6 p.m. on a Friday afternoon; he and his two other mates, both from Colorado, were not found by rescuers until 11:30 a.m. the next day. Luckily, the men … Continue reading

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