Crews spent part of the day cleaning up debris on Interstate 4 after a FedEx truck crashed into an overpass

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On behalf of Omar Medina in Lakeland:

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened on I-4 near Kathleen Road and authorities said the driver was not hurt.
The driver failed to control the truck and drove onto the outside shoulder, the truck hit the guard rail and bounced into a railroad track support pier. The crash ripped open the top of the truck and packages fell out on the roadway. Officials had to re-route traffic and this caused a huge backup for miles before trooper began to reopen the lanes before 7am.

This accident also caused two additional crashes in the traffic backup. One involving a dump truck but there were no injuries. FedEx officials are trying to expedite the deliver of the packages. The crash remains under investigation.

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Single Car Accidents

Single Vehicle Collisions

Single vehicle collisions put a heavy burden on the trial lawyer to discover exactly what happened. There are many scenarios when there is a single car crash. Was it the driver? (i.e.drunk driver) This might not be the end of the story. If the driver was underage and was knowingly served by a bar, there could be legal liability under the Dram Shop Act.

What about the vehicle? It may be a defect in the vehicle itself that caused the accident. If so, and if the injuries are serious enough, there may be a design defect or manufacturing defect case. In addition, there may have been faulty repairs done on the vehicle which led to injury or death.

Road conditions may play a part in single car injuries. Was there standing water on the road? Were there construction barrels or saw horses out of position? Was there adequate signage? Was there a large pot-hole or subsidence in the side of the road?

In a single car injury or death case, preserve the vehicle, inspect the road and interview witnesses. These steps are important to preserve your legal case.

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A Lecanto woman died on Thursday after she turned in front of a truck.

On behalf of Medina Law Firm posted in Citrus County

The accident happened at the intersection of Kensington Avenue and East Gulf to Lake Highway in Inverness. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Bonnie Mitchell, 67, stopped at Kensington Avenue and was making a left turn onto Gulf to Lake Highway. She turned into the path of an oncoming 2009 Ford F450 causing the accident.

The driver of the truck tried to avoid hitting the Kia Optima driven by Mitchell. He tried braking and swerving but the truck hit the left side of the Kia. The Kia then spun and came to rest on the inside lane of Gulf to Lake Highway. Mitchell was taken to Citrus Memorial Hospital where she died from her injuries.

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The young bicyclist struck by a vehicle in the previous post has died.

On behalf of the Law Office of Omar Medina:

Robert Haines was struck by a vehicle on November 15 in a car accident. He was riding

on Livingston Avenue and then made a U-turn on Andrea Lynn Drive. He crossed both

north and southbound lanes. He was struck in the rear by a vehicle and was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital.

It has just been reported that Haines died from the injuries sustained in the car accident.

A young bicyclist suffered serious injuries after an auto accident in Lutz.

On behalf of The Law Office of Omar Medina:

According to the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office, Robert Bruce Haines, II, 24, was riding on the right side of northbound Livingston Avenue. At Andrea Lynn Drive, the

bicyclist made a U-turn, crossing into both the north and southbound lanes. One vehicle barely missed him, before Carlos Enrique Adames, 69, of Tampa, in a1993

Ford Thunderbird hit him. Deputies say Mr. Adames did not see Haines and hit the back of his bicycle causing the accident. Haines was thrown from his bike and

was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital with life threatening injuries.

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A vehicle struck and injured a teenager in Dunedin.

On behalf of The Law Office of Omar Medina:

According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, Mary Woodmansee of Clearwater stopped her Jeep Cherokee on New York Avenue at the Main Street intersection.
Daniel McLaughlin, 16, was headed east on Main Street on the sidewalk. As he crossed New York Avenue in the crosswalk, he was struck by the jeep. Deputies say he was
not wearing a helmet and there were no lights on his bike. McLaughlin was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

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An elderly man hit in an auto accident in Palm Coast is recovering.

On behalf of The Law Office of Omar Medina:

An elderly man is recovering after being hit by a car. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Mercury Sable was going northbound on Belle Terre Parkway.
Ralph Bertram, 78, was traveling northbound on the sidewalk on Belle Terre Parkway. Mr. Beltram entered the cross walk at the intersection of Pines Lakes Parkway.

The driver of the Sable began to make a left turn and struck Bertram. Bertram was transported to Halifax Trauma Center in critical condition from his injuries.
Troopers said he was not wearing a helmet at the time. Charges are pending further investigations.

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A motorcycle accident shut down Gulf to Bay Boulevard in Clearwater.

On behalf of The Law Office of Omar Medina posted in Clearwater:

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in an auto accident on Gulf to Bay Boulevard in Clearwater. Robert Hatfield, 59 was riding in the middle lane of Gulf to Bay behind another motorcycle.

29-year-old Tiffany Goolsby was turning right out of a parking lot headed west. After the first motorcycle passed, Goolsby turned right into the middle lane and into the path of Hatfield’s bike.
Hatfield was transported to a local trauma center where his injuries were believed to be life-threatening. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Gulf to Bay Boulevard was shut down for two hours following the auto accident.

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A 92-year-old man died after an auto accident in Polk County.

On behalf of Omar Medina Law Firm posted in Mulberry.

Edd Myers, 92, died after he was hit by a car shortly after the accident. According to reports, Mr. Myers had crossed State Road 37 to check his mailbox on the other side. He then turned around to cross the road again and walked into the path of a Toyota Camry driven by Jonathan Spears, 37. Mr. Spears tried to avoid hitting Myers but was not able to stop in time. He then immediately stopped to perform CPR on Myers until emergency crews came to the scene. Myers was transported to Bartow Regional Medical Center where he died of fatal injuries.

Spears was not believed to be impaired at the time and no charges are pending. Several hours after the auto accident State Road 37 was shut down. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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