Fort Lauderdale, FL Accidents


1 killed after falling from Pompano Beach warehouse roof

POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Authorities are investigating a fatal fall from the roof of a warehouse in Pompano Beach. 7Skyforce hovered above the scene, near North Andrews Avenue and Northeast 31st Street, Wednesday afternoon. Officials said the victim fell about 30 feet. Copyright 2022 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights...
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Tesla battery fire leads to I-95 slowdown in Delray Beach

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Firefighters in Delray Beach hauled in 5,000 gallons of water to put out a fire in the battery of a Tesla on I-95. The typical car fire only requires a fraction of that amount, firefighters say. The fire happened Tuesday night. Firefighters shut down...
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‘I Know It Was Intentional’: Driver Behind Florida Road Rage Wreck That Killed 17-Year-Old Arrested

A Florida man is facing manslaughter and battery charges more than a year after a highway crash killed a teenage boy. According to state authorities, Gregory Lowe, 39, cut off a Toyota Camry on the Florida Turnpike near Boca Raton in April 2021, causing the car to spin off the road, hit a guardrail, overturn and hit another vehicle. Daquan Smith Jr. was traveling to Miami in the Toyota with his parents from Central Florida. He was ejected from the vehicle and died. His parents sustained minor injuries.
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Crews Put Out Large Boat Fire Near Miami Apartment Complex

Fire rescue crews spent part of early Wednesday morning battling a fire that broke out on a large boat docked behind a Miami apartment complex. Miami Fire Rescue Department officials said the fire started just before 3:30 a.m. at The Miami River Apartments located at 2214 Northwest North River Drive.

Multi-vehicle crash on Broward Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, one dead

FORT LAUDERDALE - A deadly accident temporarily closed a busy Fort Lauderdale intersection on Tuesday morning. Police said the crash involved two vehicles and a pedestrian at Broward Boulevard and Andrews Avenue. The pedestrian was killed in the crash and one of the drivers was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Westbound Broward Boulevard traffic is being redirected during the investigation. Drivers are asked to use NE 3rd Avenue to NE 4th Street as alternatives.

Two die in separate Palm Beach County train crashes, raising week’s total to four deaths

Two people were hit and killed by trains in Palm Beach County on Tuesday morning, according to officials, bringing to four the a total of people who have been killed by trains in the last week. One of the accidents happened shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday in Lake Worth Beach when a pedestrian was hit by a Brightline train south of 10th Avenue North, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s ...

Fire ripped through boat on Miami River

MIAMI - Flames ripped through a boat docked on the Miami River. The 30-foot vessel caught fire early Wednesday morning behind the Miami River Apartments in the 2200 block of NW North River Drive. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews arrived and quickly attacked the blaze. No one was onboard the boat at the time of the fire. Its cause is under investigation.

Woman pedestrian dies after crash at downtown Fort Lauderdale intersection

A pedestrian was killed in a crash on Tuesday involving two vehicles at a busy downtown Fort Lauderdale intersection, officials said. A crash involving two vehicles and a pedestrian was reported about 10 a.m. at the intersection of Broward Boulevard and Andrews Avenue, according to Fort Lauderdale police. A City of Fort Lauderdale vehicle and a vehicle labeled with an AT&T logo collided, and ...

Boat takes significant damage after fire

MIAMI (WSVN) - A boat engulfed in flames left behind a charred 30-foot vessel. Fire officials said the blaze broke out in Miami around 3:30 a.m., Wednesday. The inferno ensued behind the Miami River Apartments along North River Drive. Neighbors that heard the explosion said they were stunned. “When I...

Tesla Burns On I-95 In Delray Beach

UPDATE: Tuesday Night Car Fire Was “Stubborn.” BY: STAFF REPORT | DELRAY BEACH, FL ( (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Tesla caught on fire on I-95 in Delray Beach Tuesday night, blocking several lanes of traffic just south of Atlantic Avenue. The burning Tesla created a real challenge for Delray Beach […] []

Two people die in separate crashes in Raleigh County

RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Raleigh County deputies said a woman was killed when her vehicle collided with a coal truck, and a man died in a separate crash after he was ejected from a utility terrain vehicle. Susan Flint of Miami Beach, Fla., died in a wreck involving...

30-foot boat catches fire along North River Drive in Miami

MIAMI – City of Miami firefighters extinguished a boat fire that occurred early Wednesday morning. According to fire rescue officials, the 30-foot boat erupted in flames just before 3:30 a.m. behind the Miami River Apartments at 2216 N. River Drive. Residents in the area said it sounded like an...

Boat sustains significant damage after fire in Miami

MIAMI (WSVN) - An overnight fire on the Miami River left behind a charred 30-foot vessel. According to City of Miami Fire Rescue, the boat blaze broke out behind the Miami River Apartments, along North River Drive, just before 3:30 a.m., Wednesday. Neighbors said they heard an explosion. “When I...