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Bristol man killed in crash Monday night on CR 274 in Jackson County

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Liberty County man Monday night. Robert Hodge, 51, of Bristol was pronounced dead at the scene after being ejected from his vehicle on a Gadsden County road around 11 p.m., according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). Hodge was […]

Tallahassee woman hurt in head-on collision with semi at 3 a.m.

A woman was taken by emergency helicopter to an area hospital after a head-on collision between the car she was driving and a semi truck early last Thursday morning. The crash happened around 3 a.m. CT on SR 20 in Blountstown in front of the Airport Motel. According to the accident report from the Florida […]

WOMAN INJURED IN HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH TRACTOR-TRAILER IN BLOUNTSTOWN EARLY THURS.

from the Calhoun-Liberty Journal A woman was taken by emergency helicopter to an area hospital after a head-on collision between the car she was driving and a semi truck early this morning. from the Calhoun-Liberty Journal A woman was taken by emergency helicopter to an area hospital after a head-on collision between the car she […]

Wreck caused by unknown driver violating right-of-way FHP CONCLUDES INVESTIGATION INTO LIBERTY DEPUTY’S CRASH

from Sheriff Eddie Joe White, On the night of May 27, 2017 at approximately 9:30 PM, a Liberty County Sheriff’s Office vehicle driven by Deputy Sheriff Deason was involved in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of State Road 20 and State Road 65 in Hosford. At the time of the accident, Deputy Deason […]
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Passenger injured when vehicle starter flies through windshield

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A passenger in a westbound Jeep was badly injured when an automotive starter believed to have fallen from a passing vehicle crashed through the front windshield and nearly severed his arm. The Jeep was traveling on SR 20 in Calhoun County just past Reeder Road, heading for the Bay-Calhoun County […]
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FHP charges two in high speed chase

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Two Panama City teenagers are facing charges after a high speed chase from Bay County into Calhoun County came to a fiery end when their car struck a utility pole and burned. Both the driver and passenger escaped serious injury. The driver of the car, 18-year-old of Keveon K. Wright, […]

One Blountstown woman killed, another seriously injured in SR 71 crash

by Teresa Eubanks, Calhoun-Liberty Journal A 97-year-old Blountstown woman was killed Tuesday afternoon and another seriously injured when their car struck a tractor in Jackson County. The deceased was identified as Mildred Strawn. According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, Strawn was a passenger in a 2009 Mercury Marquis driven by Marie Granger, […]
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Car totaled, pair escape serious injury in crash

A couple were spared serious injury but the same can’t be said of their 2010 Toyota Camry, which was totaled in a single-vehicle accident Thursday in Liberty County. According to FHP Trooper Dennis Revell, Kimberly Thompson, 27, was traveling on Hwy. 67, about 1.8 miles east of CR 379, when she lost control of the […]

Driver OK after passing flagman and slamming into tree trimmer

A 25-year-old Blountstown man totaled his vehicle but escaped with minor injuries after crashing into a parked tree trimmer along Hwy. 71, just north of C.R. 392 Monday. FHP Trooper Denise Grimes said Jerry Arrant Jr. stopped just five feet short of the Scotts Ferry Bridge. The impact sent part of his 2006 Jeep Wrangler […]

Vehicles totaled in collision

Two vehicles were totaled in a rear-end collision Sunday morning in Clarksville, according to a report from FHP Trooper Nathaniel Russell. Gustave Sander, 32, of Port St. Joe, was traveling west on State Road 73 around 7:40 a.m. when he slowed down to make a left turn into a private driveway. Traveling behind him was […]