First responders in Lauderhill rush construction worker to hospital after possible lightning strike
LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Rescue workers in Lauderhill responded after a lightning strike they say likely struck a construction worker. It was early Tuesday afternoon when neighbors said lightning was coming down so loudly that their ears were ringing. Around the same time, witnesses say there were several construction workers on the roof of Castle Hill Elementary. But it was a construction worker on the ground who officials told Local 10's Christian De La Rosa that appeared to have been struck by lightning and sent flying about 15 feet. The assistant fire chief told De La Rosa the man was in a lot of pain and disoriented.
Suspect released from jail, victim out of hospital after Pembroke Pines attack
Pablo Batten leaves jail without answering any of Local 10 News reporter Christian De La Rosa's questions. PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. - A suspected drunken driver who was attacked by another driver's father after getting into a crash in Pembroke Pines has been released from a hospital. Raul Umana, 65, was released from Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday after suffering a "major head injury," hospital spokeswoman Kerting Baldwin said. Pembroke Pines police said Pablo Batten, 46, arrived at Sunday evening's crash scene and grabbed Umana by the neck, slamming him to the pavement. According to an arrest report, an officer was conducting an investigation to determine if Umana was impaired when Batten attacked him.
Driver airlifted to hospital after crashing car into concrete fence
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. - One person was airlifted to a hospital Tuesday afternoon after a car crashed into a concrete fence that separates two homes in Opa-locka, authorities said. The crash was reported just before 4 p.m. at 10426 NW 32nd Ave.Local 10 News reporter Christian De La Rosa was at the scene a short time later and said it appeared the blue Chevrolet sedan first crashed into a fire hydrant before taking out the concrete fence. It also appeared to have struck a parked SUV. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said the injured driver was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. Copyright 2019 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.
Parts of San Juan look like war zone following violent protests
Local 10 News reporter Christian De La Rosa was in Puerto Rico Friday as demonstrators continue to call for the governor's resignation. The protests have turned violent in the past few days. Copyright 2019 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.