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The Villages Auto Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton Urge You to Eliminate Driving Distractions

April 27, 2017 Posted in Car Accident Claim, Personal Injury, The Villages News, Villages Auto Accident Attorney, Wrongful Death

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and our Villages Auto Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton want to bring attention to this nationwide epidemic. Saldy, thousands of people die every...

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Motorcyclist Killed in Umatilla Crash

April 21, 2017 Posted in Motorcycle Injury, Personal Injury, The Villages News, Wrongful Death

A Bonita Springs motorcyclist was killed Sunday night when his bike left the road and struck a drainage ditch in Umatilla, according to reports. The Florida Highway Patrol believes the crash...

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Ex-Apopka Official gets Probation in Hit-and-run Crash

April 14, 2017 Posted in Personal Injury, The Villages News, Wrongful Death

A former Apopka official will not serve time in prison over a hit-and-run crash after officials couldn’t prove he was the driver. The 62-year-old did enter a plea of no contest during a sentencing...

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Man Seriously Injured After Truck Rolls Over Him In Fruitland Park

November 11, 2016 Posted in Personal Injury, The Villages News, Wrongful Death

A 58-year-old man was seriously injured Wednesday when a vehicle he was working under rolled on top of him in Fruitland Park. The incident occurred about 12:30 p.m. on Irwin Way and Duncan...

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Child In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Car In Wildwood

September 14, 2016 Posted in Personal Injury, The Villages News, Villages Auto Accident Attorney, Wrongful Death

A 9-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Cleveland and Masters avenues in Wildwood early Tuesday morning. At 7:13 a.m., Sumter County Fire &...

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Eustis Driver Dies After Running Stop Sign

August 25, 2016 Posted in Personal Injury, The Villages News, Villages Auto Accident Attorney, Wrongful Death

A driver died earlier this month after she sped through a stop sign in Lake County and was hit by another driver, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident happened around 6:25 p.m. The...

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Electrical Meter Blamed for Sumter County House Fire That Injured Man And Killed Two Dogs

August 4, 2016 Posted in Personal Injury, The Villages News, Wrongful Death

An electrical meter has been cited as the cause of a house fire that injured two Sumter County firefighters, burned a resident and killed two dogs. The injuries to the firefighters and resident were...

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Motorcyclist Killed, Another Seriously Injured In Bushnell Crash

July 26, 2016 Posted in Motorcycle Injury, The Villages News, Wrongful Death

A motorcyclist who died after he lost control of his bike and crashed on Interstate 75 in Sumter County on Sunday has been identified. The 66-year-old and his female passenger, 62, both of Covington,...

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Hawthorne Man Killed in Fireworks Explosion

July 7, 2016 Posted in Personal Injury, The Villages News, Wrongful Death

A 42-year-old Hawthorne man who had been trying to set off large mortar-type fireworks through a PVC pipe anchored in the ground died after the fireworks malfunctioned and the pipe exploded, according...

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Man Attacked By Alligator in Sumter County

June 23, 2016 Posted in Fishing & Wildlife Violations, Personal Injury, The Villages News, Wrongful Death

A man was airlifted to a hospital after he was attacked by an alligator in Sumter County Tuesday night. The 58-year-old man was attacked by the gator while along County Road 311 in Bushnell Tuesday...

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