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USMother sues after crash killed 5 children heading to Disney

05:30  12 january  2019
05:30  12 january  2019 Source:   msn.com

The Latest: 5 children among 7 dead in Florida highway crash

The Latest: 5 children among 7 dead in Florida highway crash The Florida Highway Patrol says five children from Louisiana and two tractor-trailer truck drivers died in a fiery crash on a Florida interstate. During a news conference on Friday morning, Lt. Patrick Riordan said the church passenger van carrying the children was from the Avoyelles Parrish in Louisiana.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Five children heading to Disney World in a church van from Louisiana died along with two truck drivers in a fiery crash on Interstate 75 in north Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said Friday. The children were traveling in a large passenger van from Avoyelles Parish, Lt.

(AP) — A church van packed with children was headed to Walt Disney World when it got caught in a fiery pileup involving two 18-wheelers. Flames engulf vehicles after a fiery crash along Interstate 75, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, about a mile south of Alachua, near Gainesville, Fla.

Mother sues after crash killed 5 children heading to Disney © The Associated Press Flames engulf vehicles after a fiery crash along Interstate 75, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, about a mile south of Alachua, near Gainesville, Fla. Highway officials say at least six people have died after a crash and diesel fuel spill sparked a massive fire along the Florida interstate. (WGFL-Gainesville via AP)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The mother of one of the five children who died in a fiery wreck while on their way to Walt Disney World has filed a lawsuit.

The Palm Beach Post reports that attorney Joseph Fried filed the lawsuit Thursday in Palm Beach County against trucker Steve Holland and others on behalf of the mother of 14-year-old Jeremiah Warren.

Federal Investigation Into Deadly Florida Crash Delayed Because of Government Shutdown

Federal Investigation Into Deadly Florida Crash Delayed Because of Government Shutdown Investigators for the National Transportation Safety Board have been furloughed

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Five children heading to Disney World in a church van from Louisiana died along with two truck drivers in a fiery crash on Interstate 75 in north Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said Friday. The children were traveling in a large passenger van from Avoyelles Parish, Lt.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Five children heading to Disney World in a church van from Louisiana died along with two truck drivers in fiery crash on Interstate 75 in north Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said Friday. The children were traveling in a large passenger van from Avoyelles Parish, Lt.

Warren and the other children were in a church van from Louisiana on Jan. 3 when they were killed in the crash near Gainesville, Florida. Holland, of West Palm Beach, and truck driver Douglas Bolkema were also killed.

Fried wants to inspect the two tractor-trailers involved and examine Holland's and Bolkema's driving records.

Court records show Holland received numerous tickets between 2000 and 2014 for violations such as speeding, driving an unsafe vehicle and driving an overloaded vehicle.

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Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post, http://www.pbpost.com

Driver in Kentucky crash that killed Michigan family of 5 had a blood alcohol content of .306.
A Kentucky man who drove the wrong way on Interstate 75 earlier this month in a crash that killed a Michigan family of five had a blood alcohol content level nearly four times above the legal limit, according to the Fayette County coroner. Joey Lee Bailey, 41, had a BAC of .306 and was at fault in the crash that occurred Jan. 6, according to Coroner Gary Ginn. Issam Abbas, 42; Rima Abbas, 38; and their children Ali Abbas, 14; Isabella Abbas, 13; and Giselle Abbas, 7, died of blunt-force trauma and thermal injuries when their SUV was hit. The family was traveling home to Michigan from a Florida vacation, Ginn said previously.

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