Eight farm workers killed in bus crash, dozens injured

MARION COUNTY, FL – A fatal collision occurred Tuesday morning in Marion County, Florida, leaving eight people dead and dozens injured. The Florida Highway Patrol reported that the fatal accident occurred on West Highway 40 at approximately 6:35 a.m. The involved vehicles were a 2010 International bus transporting 53 farm laborers and a Ford Ranger truck. The two vehicles sideswiped each other, prompting the bus to veer off the road and crash into a fence before flipping …

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Highway patrol trooper dies in high-speed chase with suspect

TAMPA, FL – Florida Highway Patrol in Tampa is mourning the loss of one of their own, Trooper Zachary Fink, who was fatally hit by a semi-truck on Interstate 95 during a pursuit on Friday morning. According to reports, Fink was in pursuit of a reckless driver in a Kia car, who was speeding excessively. When the suspect failed to pull over and instead veered his vehicle in the wrong direction, Fink tried to follow …

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Woman arrested after 120 MPH pursuit and attacking trooper

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A local woman, Brittany Bianchi, 31, faces multiple charges after a high-speed chase with law enforcement late Saturday night. Bianchi was reportedly driving at an alarming speed of 120 mph in a 55 mph zone on the Gandy Bridge in St. Petersburg. When finally halted by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), she is said to have aggressively resisted arrest, injuring a trooper with her fingernails. Around 8:30 p.m., Bianchi was spotted …

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Gasoline tanker explodes after collision

Early morning on Saturday, an unfortunate accident occurred in Hillsborough County, Florida. At around 2:43 a.m., a 2020 Kia Stinger and a gasoline tanker truck collided, causing an immediate explosion. The truck, controlled by a 49-year-old man from Montgomery, Alabama, ran off the road and crashed into a utillity pole. The Kia sedan also veered off the path and flipped over. The driver of the tanker truck was killed in the incident, while the other …

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