A crash and vehicle fire claimed the lives of at least seven people and sent eight others to the hospital along I-75 in northern Florida, officials say. The crash happened Thursday afternoon, causing a huge fire and severe traffic jams.
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest holidays for road trips. Approximately 48.5 million Americans are expected to drive 50 miles or more for the 2018 holiday period, says AAA. If you’re planning to hit the road you’ll want to plan accordingly.
The ramp to northbound Interstate 75 off I-275 in Manatee County has shut down for construction and is expected to remain closed for the next 10 months, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.
Right-turns-on-red have always been associated with danger, despite arguments from those who claim otherwise. This is especially true when it comes to pedestrians, who are the most vulnerable in the collision.
A vehicle crash blocked the northbound lanes of 14th Street West on Friday afternoon. According to Manatee County Public Safety Department, the crash involves injuries and at least one of the people involved was transported to the hospital.
A crash has shut down the intersection of Uihlein Road and State Road 70 East. According to Florida Highway patrol, there are injuries involved. Emergency responders have closed off the entire intersection.