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Exact Location: Sr-9 Exit 50 Sb - Congress Ave X - Congress Ave - Boca Raton.

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Exact Location: I-595 Wb - Eof X - Sr-817 - Fort Lauderdale.

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07/05/2014, 02:55 Am

Recent Polk County Accidents In The News
Police seek suspects after 3 trick-or-treaters killed by speeding car in California
Lake Wales | florida |
The video above is courtesy FOX 13 News sister station KTLA via NDN. By Faith Karimi and Todd Leopold CNN (CNN) - A speeding vehicle struck and killed three girls Friday night, including twins, who were trick-or-treating in Southern California, autho[...]
Nov 01, 2014 1:46pm | 16 views | source: Yahoo

Young trick-or-treater struck, killed in Lake Wales - WFLA
florida | US 27 |
WFLADohante Vasquez was trick-or-treating with his grandmother Friday night when he was hit on U.S. 27. The northbound lanes of U.S. 27 were closed for several hours Friday night following the tragic crash.[...]
Nov 01, 2014 12:28pm | 32 views | source: Yahoo

Wizards bring on veteran players to strike a balance with youthful core - Washington Post
bradley | florida |
Wall and Bradley Beal, four months removed from his 21st birthday, form the Wizards' foundation, but they have been surrounded by a batch of veteran teammates. (The Washington ... It is not by accident: After last season, Coach Randy Wittman and the [...]
Nov 01, 2014 03:01am | 14 views | source: Google / Washington Post

Global Recall: Polk County Motorists Cope With Air Bag Repair Issues
Lakeland | florida |
About 7.8 million vehicles in the United States to be recalled because of defective air bag inflators made by the Tokyo-based Takata Corporation[...]
Nov 09, 2014 7:06pm | 3 views | source: Yahoo

One Person Injured After DUI Crash In Lake Wales - The Daily Ridge
florida | Laket |
The Daily RidgeLake Wales, Florida - On November 13, 2014, Lake Wales Police officers responded to a crash at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd & Seaboard Ave. Upon arrival officers met with the drivers and passengers of the vehicles. Vehicle 2[...]
Nov 14, 2014 6:47pm | 12 views | source: Yahoo

Woman robbed by gunmen as she leaves job - Moultrie Observer
lakeland | florida |
Matthew Herman Davis, 59, 5020 Lewellyn Road, Lakeland, Fla., was charged Thursday with driving under the influence, driving with license suspended, failure to maintain lane and open container in vehicle. ' Keshon Ty'Kerrion Jones, 18, Kwintard ...[...]
Nov 14, 2014 02:11am | 5 views | source: Google / Moultrie Observer

Candy-like detergent pods can cause respiratory distress, vomiting - wtvr
kissimmee | florida |
He died, the case of an accidental poisoning, according to the Kissimmee, Florida, police department. He is not the first child to mistake the potent packet for something else. Poison control ... They call the pods a '?real risk'? to children. The ..[...]
Nov 11, 2014 03:39am | 5 views | source: Google / wtvr.com

21 Yr Woman Killed In Polk Accident Sunday Night - The Daily Ridge
lakeland | florida |
Lakeland, Florida - On Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 8:03 p.m., Lakeland Police responded to a traffic crash on State Road 33. The investigation revealed that a 2001 Ford Focus was travelling westbound on SR 33 at the same time as a 2003 Toyota minivan[...]
Nov 10, 2014 7:59pm | 8 views | source: Google / The Daily Ridge

Bradley Financial Lawsuit Funding Announces They Now Offer Cash Advances ... - PR (press release)
bradley | florida |
Bradley Financial Lawsuit Funding is able to help get money in 24 to 48 hours with a pre settlement funding cash advance. They also handle pre settlement cash advances, lawsuit loans, advances on pending cases, and car accidents pre settlement fundin[...]
Oct 30, 2014 7:20pm | 45 views | source: Google / PR.com (press release)

Tom Germond Looking back on 10 years in Pinellas - Tampa Bay Newspapers
kissimmee | florida |
I lived in Kissimmee for 22 years before agreeing to come work for , effective the second week of November 2004. ... The only consolation is, if you get in an accident or other type of trouble, you won't have difficulties getting help.[...]
Nov 11, 2014 11:34pm | 5 views | source: Google / Tampa Bay Newspapers

Laundry detergent pods are 'real risk' to children, study says - Fox 59
kissimmee | florida |
He died, the case of an accidental poisoning, according to the Kissimmee, Florida, police department. He is not the first child to mistake the potent packet for something else. Poison control centers around the country have gotten thousands of calls.[...]
Nov 10, 2014 11:06pm | 4 views | source: Google / Fox 59

Woman stabbed ex-boyfriend to death, police say - WESH Orlando
kissimmee | florida |
Nov 10, 2014 7:49pm | 7 views | source: Google / WESH Orlando

13-year-old girls had right of way
Lake Wales | florida |
Information to follow. A speeding vehicle struck and killed three girls Friday night, including twins, who were trick-or-treating in Southern California, authorities said.[...]
Oct 31, 2014 10:37pm | 4 views | source: Yahoo

Driver injured in Lakeland crash near I-4 - WTSP 10 News
I-4 |
WTSP 10 NewsLakeland, Florida -- UPDATE: Lakeland Police have reopened all lanes on W Memorial Blvd. near I-4 at Crutchfield Road following a crash in which the driver was seriously injured. Sgt. Gary Gross tweeted out a photo around 8:30 a.m. from t[...]
Oct 28, 2014 8:36pm | 73 views | source: Yahoo

Florida leads the nation in car-crash drownings
Polk | florida |
ORLANDO, Fla. - The last time anyone saw Carline Brumaire Jean alive she was inside her car, waving her arms as it sank into a lake near Universal Orlando in February. Unable to escape her Toyota, she drowned.[...]
Nov 13, 2014 05:34am | 6 views | source: Yahoo

Tractor-Trailer Driven by Lakeland Man Crashes on I-4
I-4 |
A Lakeland man driving east on Interstate 4 crashed a tractor-trailer carrying concrete beams at the U.S. 301 exit this morning, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.[...]
Oct 27, 2014 07:47am | 102 views | source: Yahoo

UPDATE on Fatal Accident On Noralyn Mine Rd. In Bartow - - The Daily Ridge
florida | Cr-640 |
The Daily RidgeUPDATE on Fatal Accident On Noralyn Mine Rd. In Bartow - ... At approximately 7:00 am, on Monday, November 10, 2014 56-year-old Gary Elliot of Mulberry was traveling west on CR640 in a 2004 Freightliner semi with 2004 Great Dane traile[...]
Nov 10, 2014 6:07pm | 14 views | source: Yahoo

Hit-and-Run Started I-4 Crashes That Killed 1, Injured 4 - The Ledger
florida | I-4 |
The LedgerThe Auburndale Police Department, the Sheriff's Office, Polk County Fire Rescue and the Florida Highway Patrol re-routed both directions of I-4 traffic onto County Road 559 following the 7 p.m. crashes. While eastbound traffic was rerouted [...]
Nov 10, 2014 05:20am | 12 views | source: Yahoo

FHP: Avon Park man, 21, in critical condition after single-vehicle crash - Highlands Today
lakeland | florida |
AVON PARK-A 21-year-old Avon Park man remained in critical condition Sunday afternoon after he lost control of the Ford SUV he was driving at 4:33 a.m. Sunday, because of an '?apparent medical condition,'? Florida Highway Patrol said. Holden Reeves w[...]
Oct 26, 2014 5:48pm | 28 views | source: Google / Highlands Today

Wreckage of small plane found off St Maarten
Kissimmee | florida |
[...] the head of Puerto Rico's emergency management agency, which has been assisting with the search off St. Maarten since the Oct. 31 crash, said the body of one of the two people on board remains missing. The Skyway Enterprises twin-engine SH36 pl[...]
Nov 09, 2014 2:13pm | 7 views | source: Yahoo

Officials: Wreckage of small plane found off St Maarten, but 2nd pilot's body remains missing
Kissimmee | florida |
Authorities said Sunday they have recovered wreckage of a small cargo plane that crashed more than a week ago off the tiny Dutch Caribbean territory of St. Maarten.[...]
Nov 09, 2014 2:08pm | 7 views | source: Yahoo

Kissimmee police test new technology that detects vehicle speed, recognizes ... - WKMG Orlando
daytona beach | florida |
Nov 03, 2014 4:57pm | 14 views | source: Google / WKMG Orlando

No serious injuries in car-school bus collision near Coldwater's Lakeland ... - WTVB
lakeland | florida |
COLDWATER, MI () - No one was seriously hurt Thursday morning when a car and a Coldwater School bus collided outside Lakeland Elementary. No kids were on the bus at the time around 9: 45 am yesterday as the accident occurred on Otis Road ...[...]
Oct 24, 2014 12:32pm | 39 views | source: Google / WTVB

Good Causes for Nov. 6 - The Ledger
winter haven | florida |
Brock was injured in a four-wheeler accident and is being treated at Shepherd Hospital in Atlanta, a hospital that specializes in adolescent brain trauma injuries. Admission is $3, rentals are ... All proceeds benefit the Osceola County chapter of ..[...]
Nov 06, 2014 01:41am | 4 views | source: Google / The Ledger

Driver killed in crash with FDOT truck
Lake Wales | florida |
An unidentified man died Wednesday afternoon after his truck collided into a slow-moving Florida Department of Transportation truck in Bartow, a Polk County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said.[...]
Nov 05, 2014 1:05pm | 14 views | source: Yahoo

Proceed With Care: Crashes Involving Pedestrians, Bicyclists Rise in County
florida |
The number of fatal crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists so far this year has already equaled a five-year high for investigations by the Polk County Sheriff's Office.[...]
Nov 04, 2014 12:38pm | 5 views | source: Yahoo

Remembering Oscar, Wayne and others
Lake Wales | florida |
In the last month, the world lost Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras and basketball coaching legend Wayne McClain. Though they both left far too soon, their legacies will continue to inspire future generations. Taveras, who died after a car accident [...]
Oct 31, 2014 1:09pm | 11 views | source: Yahoo

Small US-based plane crashes in Caribbean Sea
Kissimmee | florida |
Authorities searched in the Caribbean Sea off Dutch St. Maarten on Thursday for one of two pilots from a small cargo plane operated by a U.S. company that crashed shortly after takeoff. The body of the ...[...]
Oct 31, 2014 07:17am | 9 views | source: Yahoo

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Oct. 31 - Auburn Reporter
lakeland | florida |
Aid call: 11:00 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Once firefighters determined that ... hydrant accident at 8th and Harvey Road found a broken hydrant and a damaged water main, flooding all five lanes of traffic and rendering them impassable. Firefighters clos[...]
Oct 30, 2014 11:06pm | 6 views | source: Google / Auburn Reporter

Small US-based cargo plane crashes off St. Maarten, killing 1; search continues for 2nd pilot
Kissimmee | florida |
Authorities searched in the Caribbean Sea off Dutch St. Maarten on Thursday for one of two pilots from a small cargo plane operated by a U.S. company that crashed shortly after takeoff.[...]
Oct 30, 2014 9:25pm | 6 views | source: Yahoo

DUI / DWI Penalties Vary From State to State - Law Firm Newswire (press release)
lakeland | florida |
Lakeland, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 30, 2014 - The consequences for DUI / DWI vary from state to state and if anyone is injured or killed, the penalties escalate. '?Make certain you clearly understand the laws in the state where you live, as eac[...]
Oct 30, 2014 10:13am | 6 views | source: Google / Law Firm Newswire (press relea

Lakeland Police Department Investigates Early Morning Fatal Traffic Crash on ... - The Daily Ridge
lakeland | florida |
On October 28, 2014 at 2:07 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to 1843 Crystal Lake Drive in reference to a single car accident. The vehicle was on the south side of the roadway facing west bound and it had impacted a Lakeland Electric ..[...]
Oct 28, 2014 3:14pm | 13 views | source: Google / The Daily Ridge

Driver arrested following fatal Minocqua accident - Lakeland Times
lakeland | florida |
Adam B. Lynch, 28, of Delavan, did not learn what charges he will be facing for the accident that led to the death of Robin A. Kuzel, 55, of Minocqua just before 3 a.m. last Thursday, as Kuzel was riding a bicycle on U.S. Highway 51 South. He was ...[...]
Oct 27, 2014 9:18pm | 7 views | source: Google / Lakeland Times

Cargo plane crashes in Caribbean Sea
Kissimmee | florida |
PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten (AP) - Authorities searched in the Caribbean Sea off Dutch St Maarten on Thursday for one of two pilots from a small cargo plane operated by a US company that crashed shortly after takeoff. The body of the other pilot was reco[...]
Oct 30, 2014 11:06am | 13 views | source: Yahoo

Recent Polk County Incidents Reported by Our Users

Standstill for over 2 hours
Polk City | Florida | I-4 W
All lanes closed. We've been inching for over two hours. Hit the traffic at 9:30 and still stuck at 11:40pm. [...]
Nov 08, 2014 11:40pm | By MAZ | 358 views |

Polk City | Florida | I-4 E
Sitting dead still on I4. Numerous emergency vehicles have passed and the helicopter has landed. No traffic in either directiin[...]
Nov 08, 2014 7:48pm | By Bec | 1024 views | 7

standstill for 4 miles
Polk City | Florida | 1-4 East Bound
Serious accident 1-4 east bound.[...]
Nov 08, 2014 7:35pm | By carmen | 218 views | 3

stand still at wrong time
Winter Haven | Florida | Winter Ridge Blvd
554 Moving slow [...]
Nov 07, 2014 07:56am | By Tony | 23 views |

Kissimmee | Florida | Laurel Ave
There is a bad crash at the corner of poinciana parkway and laurel ave . Black truck and white car.polk county sherrif on scene.[...]
Oct 15, 2014 10:25am | By jay | 34 views |

back up on I 4
Davenport | Florida | I-4 E
Barely moving past exit 55[...]
Oct 06, 2014 01:49am | By redbird | 37 views |

Creeping for last 20 min
Kissimmee | Florida | Pleasant Hill Rd
Don't know why [...]
Sep 23, 2014 08:10am | By Mike | 84 views |

Severe Accident and Standstill
Bartow | Florida | I-17
Major accident on I-17 heading towards Fort Meade. Possible road shut down[...]
Sep 21, 2014 2:50pm | By Ol | 290 views |

Kissimmee | Florida | Ramp
West bound great. Eastbound backed up bad. [...]
Jul 05, 2014 12:28pm | By kathy | 21 views |

Stopped traffic
Davenport | Florida | Us-27 N
Stand still traffic [...]
Jun 20, 2014 10:55am | By anonymous | 129 views | 1

Trailer loses load in accident
Davenport | Florida | I-4e @ Mm 55
Stopped traffic creeps trough debris field from multi vehicle accident after a tractor trailer loses part of his load (appears to be agricultural equipment) off a flatbed trailer.[...]
May 14, 2014 9:17pm | By urserious | 426 views |

Stopped Traffic as far as you can see
Davenport | Florida | I-4e @ Mm 55
Traffic standstill as far as can be seen. No non entry into the interstate and traffic is stop and go, more stop.[...]
May 14, 2014 8:55pm | By urserious | 241 views |

Indian Lake Estates | Florida | Key West Dr
Accident causing stand still for last 10-15 minutes. From where I am I see no lights, police or rescue. Unsure of # of vehicles or if injuries.....but it doesn't look good.[...]
Apr 17, 2014 8:55pm | By LW | 42 views |

Standstill to heavy traffic for at least 10 miles
Davenport | Florida | I-4
If your heading to Tampa it's gonna be a good extra 45-hour from Orlando on I4[...]
Apr 15, 2014 1:16pm | By anonymous | 546 views |

Polk City | Florida | I-4 E
backed up at rest area[...]
Mar 21, 2014 3:56pm | By lax mom | 125 views |

Fatal accident
Winter Haven | Florida | & Lake Ned Rd.
Body covered in white sheet. Road closed. Asking for more info. [...]
Mar 05, 2014 5:49pm | By Scott | 249 views |

Stand still 5-10 min
Davenport | Florida | I-4 E
Stand still accident [...]
Feb 22, 2014 4:55pm | By Kasey | 470 views | 2

Stand still
Lakeland | Florida | Ramp
Not moving on I 4[...]
Jan 26, 2014 4:27pm | By anonymous | 45 views |

Massive accident of Florida Turnpike
Kissimmee | Florida | Florida Turnpike At Mp 245
Multi-vehicle accident on northbound side. 10 mile back up. This one looks as bad as it gets. Suspect fatalities in PT cruiser wrapped around tree.[...]
Jan 05, 2014 7:36pm | By HokeHHokeman | 507 views |

PT Cruiser wrapped around a tree
Kissimmee | Florida | Florida Turnpike At Mp 245
Multi-vehicle accident on northbound side. 10 mile back up. This one looks as bad as it gets. Suspect fatalities in PT cruiser wrapped around tree.[...]
Jan 05, 2014 7:32pm | By HokeHHokeman | 941 views | 7

Accident in poincina close from public works
Kissimmee | Florida | Marigold Avenue
Road closed from marigold & walnut to marigold &coyote ..detour thru walnut or coyote if cooming from polk side.[...]
Oct 23, 2013 1:57pm | By Geil Fontanez | 407 views | 6

Kissimmee | Florida | Ramp
Oct 22, 2013 08:33am | By anonymous | 132 views |

I4 on standstill
Kissimmee | Florida | I4
Traffic is on standstill on the epcot exit not sure how far back but I ben here for 20min still no movement. [...]
Oct 22, 2013 07:49am | By jorge DosSantos | 756 views | 2

a bi
Winter Haven | Florida | Havendale Blvd / Sr545
Sep 03, 2013 1:39pm | By marion everton | 26 views |

fatal accident
Winter Haven | Florida | Sr 544,havendale Blvd
A fatal accident,2 children both young girls about 8 & 10 deceased, a 3rd child also a young girl about 12, was life flighted from Burger King parking lot with life threatening injuries,2 other passengers in the vehicle a teenage girl about 14 & her[...]
Sep 02, 2013 00:42am | By marion everton | 774 views | 1

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In 2009 there was a total of 86 fatal accidents in Polk County FL:

2 on rural interstates
3 on urban interstates
1 on freeway and expressway
8 on minor arterial
2 on collector arterial
28 on local routes
2 on unknown locations

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