Tag Archives: Florida Highway Patrol

FHP to reduce number of hit-and-run accidents

By on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 5:38 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on hit-and-run accidents, aiming to reduce the number of fatal hit-and-runs in Florida by holding press conferences throughout the state. Fatalities resulting from hit-and-run crashes are a growing problem in Florida.

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Pedestrian killed on State Road 200

By on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:21 am

A pedestrian was struck by two vehicles and killed on State Road 200 in front of the Steeplechase Plaza. The man has been identified by fingerprints, and investigators are looking to notify family members.

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Despite reports, no February plans for vehicle checkpoints in West Central Florida

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 10, 2013 at 8:05 pm

According to a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman, there will be no vehicle checkpoints in West Central Florida this month.

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Florida Highway Patrol monitoring prescribed burn in Alachua County

By on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 2:06 pm

Florida Highway Patrol is monitoring the Alachua County area of County Road 234 and U.S. Route 441 as a prescribed burn is conducted there.

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Pedestrian struck, killed on Interstate 75 near Gainesville exit

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 12:46 pm

A woman was killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 75 early Wednesday morning in Gainesville, Fla.

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Fatal traffic crash blocks U.S. 301

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:06 pm

A military humvee overturned in the median of Bradford County’s U.S. Route 301 Tuesday morning, throwing a Florida Army National Guard soldier from the vehicle.

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Making sure Florida drivers understand “Move Over” law

By on January 7th, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Florida Highway Patrol Captain Nancy Rasmussen urges drivers to ‘move over’ after trooper is hit while parked in emergency lane.

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Possible smoky driving conditions

By on January 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:13 am

With many people heading back to work today after the New Year’s holiday, the Florida Highway Patrol has at least two smoky locations it wants to warn you about. In Suwannee county, a 25 acre controlled burn has left some […]

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Gilchrist sobriety checkpoint

By on December 28th, 2012 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:16 am

From Florida Highway Patrol Public Information Office: The Florida Highway Patrol will be conducting a Comprehensive Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint in the Gilchrist County area on Friday, December 28, 2012 starting at 7:00 p.m. This checkpoint will be conducted on SR 26, approximately […]

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Man struck by train, in critical condition

By on December 10th, 2012 | Last updated: December 11, 2012 at 1:54 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a 25-year old Marion County man is in critical condition after a train hit his car Sunday.

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