14-Month-Old Toddler Suffers Minor Injuries After Collision in Boca Raton

A 14-month-old toddler was injured in an accident after a car crashed into a street lamp pole along Glades Road in Boca Raton.

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Emergency first responders were on scene after an accident involving two vehicles along Glades Road in Boca Raton. One of the vehicles was said to have collided into a street lamp pole with two occupants trapped inside it.

According to Police reports, a black Mercedes Benz was traveling eastbound in the outside lane of Glades Road and a Blue Toyota Yaris was traveling on the inside lane. The 52-year old driver of the Mercedes Benz made an attempt to cut in ahead of the Toyota Yaris but the Yaris sped up.

The two cars sideswiped each other,and drifted in opposite directions. The Mercedes Benz skidded towards the middle of the road and collided against the middle divider, while the Yaris spun off the right shoulder of the road and collided against a utility pole.

The driver of the Toyota Yaris, a woman in her forties, was severely injured in the crash. She sustained multiple injuries and had to be rushed to the hospital. A 14-month-old toddler was in the backseat of the car when the crash occurred. The toddler sustained minor injuries in the crash and was taken to the hospital in a stable condition.

The driver of the Mercedes Benz suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Impairment has not been ruled out as a factor in the crash as results from blood and alcohol tests are pending. Police are still conducting an investigation into the cause of the crash.


Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving two vehicles which ultimately sent two people to the hospital with injuries. We wish the victims a quick recovery and hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a car, motorcycle, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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