Fatal Accident

Here’s why Florida’s seat belt laws matter

Here’s why Florida’s seat belt laws matter 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Law enforcement, government, and companies invest an incredible amount of resources into keeping our roads safe. Still, accidents inevitably happen. Regardless of who or what is at fault, one thing…

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Why are Traffic Fatalities on the Rise?

Why are Traffic Fatalities on the Rise? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In an unfortunate trend, traffic fatalities are once again on the rise. A recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that 17,775 people died from motor…

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How Common are Construction Accidents and Fatalities?

How Common are Construction Accidents and Fatalities? 300 288 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Working in the construction industry opens an individual up to many potential injuries. Construction workers are often using heavy equipment, working more than twenty feet off the ground, or working…

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Uber Hasn’t Made an Impact on Drunk Driving Deaths

Uber Hasn’t Made an Impact on Drunk Driving Deaths 336 336 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Ride sharing has become popular among people who live in heavily populated regions and metropolitan areas. Two of the most common carpooling companies are Uber and Lyft. In theory, the…

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Records Show Traffic Deaths Increased by Over 7 Percent in 2015

Records Show Traffic Deaths Increased by Over 7 Percent in 2015 359 189 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Many of us already know that there’s a huge risk when driving on the road, especially in South Florida, which is notorious for auto accidents and aggressive driving. While people…

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4 dead, 2 injured in 2-car crash at intersection

4 dead, 2 injured in 2-car crash at intersection 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that four people were killed in an intersection crash on Jan. 24. The fatal accident involved two pickup trucks that collided at an intersection in Jackson…

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Injury and fatality statistics of motorcycle accidents

Injury and fatality statistics of motorcycle accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

According to 2012 data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,986 motorcyclists were killed in traffic accidents around the country. Approximately 93,000 motorcyclists were injured in traffic accidents the…

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Causes of Florida 4-car crash that killed 3 still unknown

Causes of Florida 4-car crash that killed 3 still unknown 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Charges are pending the completion of a Florida Highway Patrol investigation into an early Sunday morning crash of four vehicles on Interstate 95 that killed three people and badly injured…

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Wrong-way accident kills 3 in Florida

Wrong-way accident kills 3 in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

On Dec. 25, a car purportedly traveling west in the eastbound lane of Park Boulevard in Pinellas was involved in a fatal accident, authorities reported. The head-on collision reportedly occurred…

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Florida pedestrian killed by driver collision

Florida pedestrian killed by driver collision 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A 22-year-old man was struck and killed by a white Ford Mustang in Cocoa shortly before 7 p.m. on Nov. 4. The Florida Highway Patrol issued a statement that indicated…

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1 killed, 1 injured in fatal accident on Florida highway

1 killed, 1 injured in fatal accident on Florida highway 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A 53-year-old man is dead after an accident that occurred on Florida’s Interstate 95 on Aug. 30. One day after the incident, Florida Highway Patrol was still investigating why the…

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Head-on crash kills motorcyclist in Florida

Head-on crash kills motorcyclist in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A 41-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision on Interstate 95 near Route 836 on the evening of July 23. The motorcyclist was traveling southbound behind a Dodge Ram…

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Florida boating accident after fireworks kills 4, injures 12

Florida boating accident after fireworks kills 4, injures 12 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Fourth of July festivities near a marina in Miami took a somber turn when several vessels collided at the conclusion of an area fireworks display, authorities reported. The fatal accident,…

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Trooper and 2 others die from personal injury in fatal accident

Trooper and 2 others die from personal injury in fatal accident 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A motorist traveling off the road and onto a shoulder recently caused an accident that killed three people. One of those killed was a female Florida Highway Patrol trooper who…

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Wreck claims 2 near Florida-Georgia border

Wreck claims 2 near Florida-Georgia border 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

According to a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman, a recent crash in northern Florida near the Georgia state line involving five vehicles claimed the lives of two drivers and injured over…

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Woman in Miami hit and killed pulling out of driveway

Woman in Miami hit and killed pulling out of driveway 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A woman in Miami was leaving her home, but she did not make it any farther than her own driveway, as she was struck by a vehicle coming down her…

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DUI crash causes personal injury, death

DUI crash causes personal injury, death 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Drinking alcohol is something many people find enjoyable, but it can often cause people to lose their good judgment. Driving under the influence can lead to fatal accidents, which unfortunately…

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Florida man dies from personal injury after boating accident

Florida man dies from personal injury after boating accident 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Many of us have heard of accidents involving drunk driving, but drunk boating accidents are much less common. Even though waterways are typically more expansive and contain less traffic, an…

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