Dump Truck Loses Control on Miami-Dade Highway and Kills FHP Ranger

Earlier this month in Miami-Dade County, a Florida Highway Patrol ranger was killed when he was struck by an out-of-control dump truck. According to one local news report, the accident took place on the Florida Turnpike near Southwest 120th Street. The accident took place at around 12:30 in the afternoon. According to one local news source, the accident occurred in the northbound lanes of the Turnpike, as the ranger was assisting the occupants of a Ford Mustang that had broken down. The ranger was standing in or near one of the northbound lanes of traffic, attempting to get drivers to slow down for the occupants of the Mustang. However, not long after he arrived on the scene, a dump truck traveling in the northbound lanes lost...

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Two Killed in Pembroke Pines Accident Involving Two Semi-Trucks and Several Cars

Towards the end of last month, a fatal accident in Pembroke Pines took the lives of two people and injured several others when a semi-truck pulled out in front of a Mitsubishi, causing a chain-reaction accident. According to one local news source, the accident occurred a bit before midnight in the southbound lanes of Interstate 75. Evidently, a semi-truck loaded with a concrete barrier was pulling out of a construction site and onto the highway when it was hit by the Mitsubishi. The Mitsubishi slid under the truck, ripping off the roof of the car. After the initial collision, a BMW crashed into the back of the disabled semi-truck, causing part of the truck’s load to come free. As the barrier slid off the truck, it landed on top of the BMW. Ano...

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Crash Involving Overturned Semi-Truck on the Florida Turnpike Leaves Two People Hospitalized

A massive six-vehicle collision that occurred on April 1 in Miami-Dade County has left one woman in critical condition and countless others shocked by the chaos and destruction of the rush-hour crash. According to an NBC 6 South Florida report, the accident occurred during the morning commute on the southbound Florida Turnpike near exit 25 at Southwest Eighth Street, when a wheelbarrow fell from a pickup truck into the roadway. This caused other vehicles behind the pickup, including a double-trailer semi-truck, to swerve out of the way. The semi-truck lost control and overturned across multiple lanes of the roadway and was struck by several cars. The southbound lanes remained closed for most of the day. Semi-Truck Accidents a...

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