Florida Highway Patrol

File photo of a piglet.  (Photo by YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

FHP: Pig Causes Multi-Car Crash

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a pig is responsible for causing a series of car accidents in Collier County and injuring nearly a dozen people.

CBS Tampa–12/02/2012

File photo of police scene. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Autistic Child Ran Into Street Fatally Struck By Three Cars

Authorities say a 7-year-old autistic child who ran into an Orlando street was fatally struck by three cars.

CBS Tampa–07/12/2012

Florida Highway Patrol Officer Ray Ada (Photo credit: PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

FHP Will Begin To Ticket Aggressive Drivers More in New Campaign

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CBS Tampa) — Up-tight aggressive drivers beware the Florida Highway patrol is on the lookout for you! A new state-wide Florida Highway Patrol campaign will crack down on drivers who take their aggressions and unsafe driving habits on the road.

CBS Tampa–02/13/2012

File photo of Florida Highway Patrol officers. (credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Flips SUV, Dies Trying To Avoid Dog In Road

The Florida Highway Patrol says a woman died after she swerved her SUV to avoid a dog in the road.

02/06/2012

Death toll now stands at 11.  (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

11th Victim Found Days After Deadly Crash on I-75

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The body of an eleventh person has been found in a pickup truck days after a deadly pileup on Interstate 75, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

CBS Tampa–02/01/2012

Highway Patrol seal. (credit: flhsmv.gov/fhp)

11th Body Found Days After Interstate 75 pileups

The Florida Highway Patrol says the body of an eleventh person has been found in a pickup truck days after a deadly pileup on Interstate 75.

02/01/2012

Deadly car pileup. (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Split Decision Costs Pastor His Life In Deadly Florida Car Pileup

A split decision between two pastors regarding when to return to the Atlanta area from Florida was the difference between life and death.

01/31/2012

Death toll now stands at 11.  (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Fla. Highway Patrol Defends Reopening I-75

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Conditions were clear enough when authorities decided to reopen a section of Interstate 75 where 10 people were later killed in two pileups amid thick smoke from a 62-acre brushfire and fog, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday.

CBS Tampa–01/30/2012

Authorities are looking for answers while trying to determine Monday what caused the horrific pileup on Interstate 75 south of Gainesville. (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Cause Sought for Deadly Gainesville Highway Pileup

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida were trying to determine Monday what caused the horrific pileup on Interstate 75 south of Gainesville, where a long line of cars and trucks collided one after another on a dark highway so shrouded in haze and smoke that drivers were blinded.

CBS Tampa–01/30/2012

Troopers: At least 10 dead in wrecks on I-75. Officals searching for answers on how this happened.(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Florida Highway Pileup Kills at Least 10 people

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A long line of cars and trucks collided one after another early Sunday on a dark Florida highway so shrouded in haze and smoke that drivers were instantly blinded. At least 10 people were killed.

CBS Tampa–01/29/2012

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