20-year-old dead after crashing into light pole in Palm Beach

PALM BEACH, FL – A 20-year-old motorist died after their vehicle crashed into a light pole, then a tree in Palm Beach early this morning, according to information from WPTV.

The collision occurred on S County Road southbound at about 3:25 a.m., when the driver of a 2007 Honda CR-V, 20-year-old Royal Palm Beach resident Numa Karly Jean Bernard, ran off the side of the road and collided with a light pole.

The vehicle then crashed into a wall and a tree, causing Bernard to be ejected.

The victim was taken to the hospital, and was pronounced dead at around 6:45 a.m.

Authorities believe that Bernard may have been driving at a high rate of speed when the collision happened.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

The West Palm Beach car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : June 18, 2022

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