Criminal charges against SUV driver in deadly Orlando crash
The woman blamed by authorities in a deadly September car accident has been charged with vehicular homicide and reckless driving, KTVU-TV reports. The crash occurred after the woman allegedly sped out of control through Orlando streets. A 16-year-old boy was killed in the car accident, and his family was badly injured.
This tragic crash was the subject of our Oct. 2 blog post. On the day of the car accident, an Orlando police officer reportedly witnessed a silver SUV speeding on Pine St. as it crossed an intersection. The officer tried to pursue the vehicle, but it was going so fast that it was several blocks away in a few seconds. Police Chief Greg Suhr estimated that the SUV was going up to 80 miles per hour, and police say the vehicle went through several red lights.
NTSB says Asiana plane crash victim was hit by 2 rescue trucks
The survivors of the July 19 Asiana Airlines crash in Orlando continue to recover from their injuries, while the survivors of the deceased mourn their lost loved ones. Meanwhile, the investigation into how the tragic plane crash, which cost the lives of two people, continues.
Readers may recall that there was a secondary fire truck accident that took place as rescue workers attempted to put out the fire at the crash site. One survivor, a 16-year-old teen girl, was alive after impact but was killed during the rescue efforts.
Cable TV show host dies in Orlando motorcycle crash
A motorcycle accident in Orlando fatally injured a reality TV host early in December. The death of Bill Beckwith, of HGTV’s “Curb Appeal,” is a tragic example of the danger that motorcyclists face from heavier vehicles.
The deadly motorcycle crash took place on Dec. 2. According to top DUI attorneys in Orlando, Beckwith was riding a motorcycle in the Lower Haight neighborhood when he collided with a car. Though few details were available, it is known that Beckwith was severely injured. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died.