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Complete Orange County, FL accident reports and news.
Accidents in Orange County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Orange County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Orange County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
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Most recent accident reports
Police are on the lookout for a driver that caused a six-car crash in Apopka, with one person taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Apopka police said a car was stopped Friday night near the intersection of State Road 436 and Piedmont-Wekiva Road.
24-year-old Patrick Tahaney of Windermere was driving his 2006 Dodge Charger northbound on Turkey Lake Road when, for an unknown reason, troopers said he lost control of his car and went off the road.
Interstate 4 in Orlando was closed for hours Friday morning after a tractor-trailer crashed and spilled lumber onto the roadway.
A motorcyclist was killed early Monday in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 4 in Orlando, prompting officials to close the roadway.
A busy Central Florida road was closed for several hours early Monday after a rollover crash sent a man to the hospital.
The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. on Maitland Boulevard at the eastbound Interstate 4 off ramp.
A bicyclist was killed and an Orlando police officer was taken to a hospital after a crash Sunday evening.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that happened in Osceola County early Saturday.
Troopers said the motorcycle rider, 42-year-old James Demler, was south on Florence Drive near Emerald Drive around 2 a.m. Saturday.
A car chase has ended on Interstate 4 on Thursday afternoon, leading to an arrest of a man believed to be involved in a $1-million jewelry heist.
Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms officials were pursuing a vehicle with a felony robbery suspect inside on Interstate 4 near Kirkman Road.
A 60-year-old man lost control of his car and crashed into a Winter Park home, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Peter Love, of Winter Park, crashed into a home near Raiders Run and Heritage Boulevard, not far from Aloma Avenue and Semoran Boulevard, the FHP said.
Orlando police shut down a stretch of Interstate 4 due to a deadly accident early Saturday morning.
Police said the accident involved five cars in the westbound lanes at Princeton Avenue.
Police said the accident killed two people and was the result of a wrong-way driver.