TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Aug 10, 2012 – Noon
The Florida Highway Patrol is banishment behind opposite claims it mishandled a array of lethal automobile crashes on I-75 progressing this year. They expelled a news today. Almost 7 months ago during approximately 4am on Sunday, Jan 29th, a array of multiple-vehicle collisions happened on I-75, only south of Gainesville. After a lethal accidents, Governor Rick Scott destined a Florida Department of Law Enforcement to perform an eccentric examination of what lead adult to a crashes. Interstate 75 had been blanketed in fume and haze and was sealed for a time. Once it reopened, there was a fibre of 6 apart crashes. The crashes killed 11 people. The Florida Highway Patrol expelled a news currently rebutting an progressing comment by FDLE that found errors done by a patrol. FHP says even if all of FDLE’s recommendations were benefaction during a time of a Jan 29th crashes nearby Gainesville, it’s expected a same thing would have happened. It also places censure on a drivers themselves, observant “no volume of formulation or routine will take a place of motorist greeting to low prominence and indeterminate conditions.” In a report, a agencies state that following a incident, they’ve reviewed their practices and policies for low prominence events. They are also updating policies for both sworn crew and dispatchers and are in a routine of formulation a open recognition debate addressing pushing in fume and haze conditions.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Aug 7, 2012 –
At slightest 11 notices of vigilant to sue a state of Florida have been filed over a array of lethal crashes on Interstate 75.
Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles executive executive Julie Jones gave that refurbish Tuesday to Gov. Rick Scott and a Florida Cabinet.
Eleven people were killed and 18 hospitalized since of a crashes on a Jan night nearby Gainesville. The widespread was lonesome with fume and fog.
A Florida Department of Law Enforcement news found a Florida Highway Patrol done mistakes in reopening a highway about 30 mins before a crashes began.
Jones pronounced her dialect will respond Friday to a FDLE report.
The crashes concerned during slightest a dozen cars, pickup trucks, a engine home and 6 semitrailer trucks.