The Florida Highway Patrol has confirmed that one man was killed in a truck accident that took place on April 23. The fatal accident involved a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck that were traveling along U.S. 301 in Clay County. Two other people received non-life threatening injuries. It is unclear if the truck driver had ever been involved in any other truck accidents.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal motor vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer carrying watermelons on April 16 in Sunrise. The crash took place at about 10:30 a.m. on the Sawgrass Expressway, and the expressway was shut down for almost six hours in certain spots.
A fatal multi-vehicle accident that took place in Florida on March 31 reportedly stemmed from a driver's attempt to avoid hitting a squirrel. The accident involved a total of four cars and resulted in the death of a 68-year-old man from Texas. Three other people sustained minor injuries in the accident, and one of the injured people was treated at the hospital.
As of March 27, Florida police continued to search for the individual who fled from the scene of a fatal accident involving an automobile and a bicyclist. Early Thursday, March 26, an individual driving near the corner of Granada Boulevard and Bird Road collided with a biker. The driver of the vehicle did not stop or contact the proper authorities but fled the scene.