AUTO ACCIDENTS IN FLORIDA AND GEORGIA

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AUTO ACCIDENTS IN FLORIDA AND GEORGIA

An Informed Guide For What To Do After a Car Accident in Florida or Georgia Auto accidents happen so frequently in Florida and Georgia that the two states have government programs that focus exclusively on the reduction of unsafe driving to bring the numbers down annually. Florida recorded 400,788 traffic accidents including 3,217 fatalities and…

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WOMAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN A VICIOUS DOG BITE ATTACK

A vicious dog bite attack sent a 73-year-old woman to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The attack occurred in Hastings on Luther Beck Road just south of Jacksonville. Tammy Degoyler was attacked on her own property by two Rottweilers. When police arrived on the scene the dogs were acting aggressively to the police officers. The…

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FLORIDA LEADS THE NATION IN CHILDHOOD DROWNINGS

Drowning the #2 cause of death in young children 1-14. In fact During a 10 year period from 2008-2018 Florida led the country in drowning deaths of children ages 1-4. According to the most recent data from the Florida Department of Health current national injury data. Swimming lessons is one of the biggest steps you…

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INFANT DIES IN DAYCARE HOT CAR INCIDENT

The tragic death of an infant could have been prevented at a Daycare Center in Jacksonville. The four- month-old infant died after being left in the daycare van for around 5 hours in the scorching heat on Wednesday. The van driver Daryl Ewing has been arrested for child neglect. Ewing’s Love and Hope Preschool on…

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FATAL PEDESTRAIN CRASH- MEDICAL CONDITION MAY BE THE CAUSE

Downtown Jacksonville was the scene of a deadly crash involving a pedestrian. The driver that struck the pedestrian was unconscious at the time, possibly a health-related issue. A 55-year-old woman was struck when a vehicle drove through the intersection of Union and Laura Street and left the roadway. The crash occurred around 7:00 a.m. Monday morning. Witnesses…

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INCREASED SPEED INCREASES YOUR RISK OF A FATAL ACCIDENT

Increased speed increases your risk of a fatal accident. Speed is a leading factor in 26% of all fatal accidents. Jacksonville was the scene of a fatal accident this week. Speed was believed to be a factor in that crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration collects data on car accidents throughout the nation in…

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