Headlines today 13th Feb 2024
- A crash involving a police officer and two individuals occurred in Miami.
- All three individuals have been taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital.
- Power lines were down as a result of the crash.
- A Broward County Deputy fatally shot a man in Weston.
- The deceased man had been reported missing prior to the incident.
- The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the shooting.
- A jet crashed onto I75, resulting in two fatalities.
- Video footage of the crash was exclusively obtained by a local news channel.
- A customer was attacked at a Poot Tropical in Pine Crest.
- The attacker became aggressive due to the wait time at the counter.
- Police are currently searching for the attacker.
Good morning South Florida! Today, Eric Yuty brings you the latest breaking news from the region. In this blog post, we will cover several top stories that have recently occurred, keeping you informed about the events that unfolded.
Miami Police Officer Injured in Crash
Late Monday night, a crash involving a police officer and two individuals took place at the intersection of Northwest 10th Street and 7th Avenue in Miami. Reports from the Miami Police indicate that all three individuals involved in the accident were injured and have been transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital for medical treatment. At present, there have been no updates regarding their current condition.
Additionally, the crash resulted in downed power lines, leading to a response from Florida Power and Light. Crews are currently working to restore power and ensure the safety of the area.
Broward County Deputy Fatally Shoots Man in Weston
In Weston, a tragic incident occurred where a Broward County Deputy fatally shot a man. The deceased individual, identified as Mario Bonia, had been reported missing just one day prior to the incident. Authorities found Bonia inside a car at an apartment complex on Capri Lane.
According to the deputies involved, Bonia allegedly had a weapon and charged at the responding Deputy, prompting the officer to open fire. Tragically, Bonia died at the scene. It is worth noting that a suicide note from the 55-year-old was discovered by his mother-in-law.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has initiated an investigation into the shooting to gather all the facts surrounding this unfortunate event.
Jet Crash on I75
A shocking incident unfolded on Friday when a jet crashed onto I75, resulting in two fatalities. The flight had taken off from Ohio and was headed to Naples when the pilot reported losing both engines. The jet collided with a car as it descended, leaving the vehicle in the median.
Exclusive dash camera video obtained by a local news channel showcased the moment of impact and subsequent flames engulfing the jet. Investigators are currently working to determine the cause of the crash, and the National Transportation Safety Board will conduct a thorough investigation into the incident.
Customer Attacked at Poot Tropical in Pine Crest
In Pine Crest, a customer at Poot Tropical faced a frightening ordeal when a man launched an unprovoked attack. The suspect became agitated due to the wait time at the counter. Despite the victim’s attempt to diffuse the situation by offering the suspect to cut in line, the attacker responded with insults and proceeded to physically assault the customer.
Local law enforcement agencies are actively searching for the assailant involved in this incident. If you have any information that can assist the authorities, please contact the local police department.
As always, we will continue to keep you updated on any further developments in these stories and any breaking news that may arise in South Florida.