A woman recently died after she was run over by a truck transporting a cargo container in Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades. The deceased woman was apparently driving a golf cart through one of the shipping container yards inside the port when she collided with a “mule truck,” which is a vehicle similar to a tractor-trailer,
South Florida is well known for being a boater’s paradise, however it is also known for being one of the more dangerous regions for recreational boaters, as well. The U.S. Coast Guard ranked Florida as the state with the highest number of boating accidents totaling 671, nine of which were fatal, causing 52 deaths. California
Five people were killed and another 25 injured when a bus collided with a tractor trailer, causing both vehicles to become engulfed in flames. The bus was coming from Georgia and was carrying over 30 passengers when it allegedly ran a flashing red light before colliding with the tractor trailer. After hitting the truck, the
In a stunningly tragic event, a 2-year old boy on vacation with his family at a Disney World resort was attacked by an alligator and is now presumed dead. The toddler was playing in shallow water on a beach at the Grand Floridian Resort just after 9:00 p.m. when an alligator dragged him underwater. The
Governor Rick Scott signed Florida’s new death sentence law as legal efforts by several death row inmates mounted in an effort to stay alive, contending that they were sentenced under a system that has been declared unconstitutional. The inmates have asked the Florida Supreme Court to reduce their death sentences to life imprisonment without parole.