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7-Vehicle Accident in St. Pete Proves Fatal

A multi-vehicle crash killed one person and injured a child Monday afternoon in St. Petersburg.  Police officials confirmed that seven vehicles were involved in the incident.  In addition to the fatality, five others, including a child, were injured.  A bystander pulled the child out of one of the vehicles just before first responders arrived. According

Bicyclists Injured in Separate Accidents

An 88-year-old Pembroke Pines man was hospitalized with a head injury after his bicycle collided with a van.  Saturnino Desdin was listed in critical condition at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood. Pembroke Pines police and fire personnel were called to the intersection of Southwest 10th Street and Southwest 135th Terrace just after 7:00 a.m. this

Three Men Arrested in Staged Car Accident Scam

Three Broward men have been charged with staging a car accident in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, alleged to have been recruiting and paying people to fake injuries and undergo unnecessary medical treatments. Rone Petidos, of Coral Springs, Patrick Logene of Fort Lauderdale, and Marc La Pierre of Coconut Creek, all face a single count of insurance fraud, which

Child Killed in Deerfield Beach Car Accident

One child was killed and three others badly injured in a startling motor vehicle accident in Deerfield Beach on Thursday, May 28.  The collision, involving a Ford Ranger and a Nissan Altima, took place shortly after 4 p.m. near the intersection of Hillsboro Boulevard and NW 2nd Avenue. The Nissan sedan’s passenger side was almost