Personal Injury & Accident News- January 27
The Gasparilla Pirate Fest is underway in Tampa Bay! This Saturday January 28 will be invasion and the day parade. We want to give you all the facts about the parade, so you can plan ahead and have a fun, safe day. Click here to get all the info!
A motorcyclist noticed a drunk driver weaving and tried to catch up to the car. When doing so the car ended up braking because of traffic and the motorcycle slammed into the back of the car. The motorcyclist clung to the back of the car for about a quarter of a mile before the car pulled over. If you suspect a drunk driver on the road, please stay far away & call the police, do not try to police yourself. Watch the video footage here.
Pedestrian Safety in Hillsborough County
In the video below, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office talks about the continued efforts to increase pedestrian safety across the Tampa Bay area. The Tampa Bay area is the 7th most dangerous region in the nation for pedestrians. Every year on average a dozen pedestrians are killed in Hillsborough County.
Yo Ho me hearties! Ready for the Gasparilla parade this weekend? Read part one of our Gasparilla Guide to get the details! In this part we will tell you everything you need to know about street parking, road closures and staying safe on Gasparilla. Nearly half a million people are expected for the parade which can obviously create quite the congestion. Knowing ahead of time where you can park and what streets you can use is key to having a stress-free time. Read more here.
We are happy we don’t have to deal with snow causing mechanical issues! We are also happy no one got hurt in this accident. A train collided with the trailer of a FedEx truck, narrowly missing the cab. The crossing arms and lights did not lower and signal, they think due to a blizzard causing issues. Crazy to see on video, watch here.
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