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Shortly after Hurricane Irma passed through South Florida, eight nursing home residents died and another 141 were evacuated from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills after a prolonged period without air conditioning in the facility leading to sweltering, oppressive conditions. Initial investigations determined that the facility’s air conditioning system was not fully functional, despite the […] Read More
Preliminary numbers are in showing that 2016 had the highest number of traffic fatalities in the past nine years. An estimated 40,000 people died on the nation’s roadways last year.The preliminary numbers show a six percent increase over traffic deaths in 2015 and a 14 percent increase versus 2014, marking the largest two-year increase since […] Read More
Preliminary data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that there was a 7.7 percent increase in car accident fatalities in 2015 compared to the previous year. An estimated 35,200 people were killed as a result of traffic accidents for 2015. The data shows that the greatest increase in fatalities involved pedestrians and […] Read More
A single-vehicle crash in Davie killed the driver and seriously injured the passenger in a vehicle that veered off of Interstate 75 and fell into a large construction hole.The accident happened on northbound I-75 near the Sheridan Street exit around 2:45 a.m. on Monday, May 23.According to Florida Highway Patrol, the 2005 Dodge Stratus left […] Read More

A Weekend of Deadly Accidents

Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on in Auto Accidents
Saturday, April 30, proved to be a deadly evening after nine people, including children, were killed in four accidents throughout Palm Beach and St. Lucie Counties. Single-Vehicle Accidents Kill Three A 54-year-old Boca man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday around 8:30 p.m. at Lyons Road and Southwest 3rd Street in Boca Raton. The […] Read More
One person was killed and another was injured after a semi-truck crashed into power lines in Canal Point in western Palm Beach County early Tuesday morning. According to the sheriffs office, the crash occurred just before 4 a.m. at Lakeshore Drive and Main Street in Canal Point. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reported that the […] Read More
New research from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has revealed that Florida is the deadliest state in the country for cycling.According to the CDC, about 100 cyclists are killed in Florida each year. While cycling accounts for only one percent of trips across all modes of transportation, bicyclists are killed at double the rate […] Read More
At least fifteen injuries and four deaths were reported over the weekend in a number of automotive accidents throughout South Florida. Early Sunday morning, three people died and two others were injured in a crash that shut down the Overseas Highway until 6 a.m. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a southbound pickup truck hit […] Read More
With less than six months left of 2015, the National Safety Council has announced that the number of traffic fatalities are up by one-third nationally when compared to last year.An improved economy and lower gas prices are encouraging Americans to drive more, but that may only be part of the reason why many more fatalities […] Read More

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