Single Driver Causes Multiple Crashes in Brevard County
According to an article in the Florida Today Newspaper (03/29/08) at least one person was flown to the hospital after a string of crashes caused by a single driver. Brevard County Florida Highway Patrol responded to three crashes the first of which occurred just after 8:00 a.m. in Merritt Island and continued into Cape Canaveral. The first crash occurred on Courtenay Parkway (SR 3) and Lucas Road. Next, according to Brevard County Sheriffs=s dispatchers, the subject driver caused a crash at Courtenay Parkway and Pioneer Road. From there, the driver, who was described as an older male, continued to Cape Canaveral where he crashed, yet again, at SR A1A and Central Boulevard. Although it is not clear how many people were injured in each of the crashes, at least one of the parties was taken to Cape Canaveral Hospital. The subject driver was flown to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne. Apparently, he had critical injuries.