There have been numerous accidents in Santa Rosa County over the past week.
On Sunday, a Pensacola man traveling the wrong way on Interstate 10 was left in injured after his car hit a semi tractor-trailer, according to Florida Highway Patrol reports.
David Elias Kihyet, 26, Pensacola, was listed in serious condition following the crash. Reports say Kihyet was traveling west on I10, in the eastbound outside lane when his vehicle, a 2008 Honda Accord, approached an 18-wheeler.
FHP says the driver of the truck, 52-year-old Donald Sorli, Newberry, Florida, slowed his rig when he saw the Accord approaching.
The left front of the Accord struck the left front of the tractor-trailer, causing the Accord to spin counterclockwise. The semi was disabled on the roadway and stopped.
Charges are pending in this accident. Blood alcohol test results on Kihyet are also pending, according to FHP.
Later on Sunday in Pace, a one-vehicle accident took out a large brick sign at the entranceway of Summerdale subdivision. (See photo this page.)
FHP reports say Matthew Williamson, 23, Pace, was cited for careless driving after his 2005 Toyota Corolla left the roadway at Hwy. 90 and Summerdale Blvd., striking the brick sign and coming to rest on top of it.
Williamson and his passenger, Ashley Shuman, 24, Pace, were transported to West Florida Hospital with minor injuries. FHP says Shuman was charged with open container. This accident caused an estimated $15,000 in damage to the vehicle. No other vehicles were involved in this accident, according to FHP.
On Friday, a school bus with no passengers was involved in a crash on Munson Hwy. and Park Road when the bus driver backed into another vehicle, according to FHP.
John Allen Willis, 69, Milton, was charged with improper backing after he backed the school bus he was operating into a 2005 Ford Escape driven by Brandon T. Jordan, 34, Crestview. No one was injured in this accident.
Reports say about $500 in damages was done to the school bus and $2,500 in damages to the Ford Escape.
On Sunday, Oct. 26, a Milton man was involved in a motorcycle crash resulting in critical injuries, according to FHP.
David Scott Wise, 52, was charged with failure to stay in proper lane after reports say he missed a curve and sideswiped a 2001 Ford Expedition driven by Timothy James Green, 40, Navarre.
FHP says following the collision, the 2006 Harley Davidson FLH 1200 went down on its side, sliding. Wise was ejected from the vehicle and onto the shoulder of the roadway, suffering critical injuries. Green was not hurt in the crash.
In an Oct. 24 hit and run, FHP troopers are still looking for a 4 door sedan, possible a Toyota or Nissan with a white female driver.
An accident report furnished by FHP says 34-year-old Theresa C. Enumeralbles, Pace, was driving a 2005 Toyota Scion XB when her vehicle was rear-ended at the intersection of Avalon Blvd. and Hwy. 98.
Troopers say Enumeralbles received minor injuries after the hit and run vehicle failed to stop in traffic and hit her car. Reports say the driver of the vehicle that struck the victimís car did not stop and left the scene. Enumeralbles attempted to follow the vehicle and get a tag number, but was unsuccessful. Anyone with information about this hit and run driver or vehicle is asked to call the Florida Highway Patrol at 484-5000 and contact Trooper W. Rittenhouse.