Woman Killed In Downtown West Palm Beach Crash

WEST PALM BEACH — A 44-year-old woman was struck by a car and killed as she crossed a street in downtown West Palm Beach, police said.

According to reports, she was struck on Banyan Boulevard near Sapodilla Avenue near the U.S. District Court complex and the city police headquarters.

Witnesses told police they saw the victim cross into the path of a 2013 Toyota Camry driven by a middle-aged woman. That car had the right of way, the witnesses said.

She was taken to a hospital, not named, where she was pronounced dead. The driver was not hurt, police said. The agency said neither alcohol nor drugs appeared to be a factor in the wreck.

Police said both people were from the West Palm Beach area.

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to distracted driving.  “In my many years as a Personal Injury Lawyer I’ve helped many victims that were injured because someone was distracted and crashed into their vehicles.  If you’ve been injured by someone because they weren’t paying attention to the road, please call me so I can help you get compensation for your damages.”

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Man Killed In West Palm I-95 Crash

WEST PALM BEACH — A 19-year-old Riviera Beach man was killed in a crash on Interstate 95 in West Palm Beach, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-95 at the Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard overpass, according to authorities.

The Riviera Beach man reportedly lost control of the sedan he was driving and hit a barrier wall before spinning back in into traffic and hitting a wall again.

He was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center where he died of his injuries.

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to distracted driving.  “In my many years as a Personal Injury Lawyer I’ve helped many victims that were injured because someone was distracted and crashed into their vehicles.  If you’ve been injured by someone because they weren’t paying attention to the road, please call me so I can help you get compensation for your damages.”

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Bicyclist Killed In Weekend Crash In West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH — A 25-year-old bicyclist was killed in a wreck in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office investigators said.

The bicyclist was riding east across Military Trail at Wallis Road north of Southern Boulevard when he reportedly pedaled in front of a 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 that was heading south on Military.

The West Palm Beach man hit the windshield of the Mercedes that a 21-year-old female of Palm Springs was driving.

The driver, who was wearing a seat belt, sustained minor injuries.

Authorities said the bicyclist “failed to yield the right of way.”

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to distracted driving.  “In my many years as a Personal Injury Lawyer I’ve helped many victims that were injured because someone was distracted and crashed into their vehicles.  If you’ve been injured by someone because they weren’t paying attention to the road, please call me so I can help you get compensation for your damages.”

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One Injured In Tractor-Trailer Crash Near Okeechobee Blvd And Military Trail

A Florida man crashed into a truck-trailer and injured one after a crash near Okeechobee Blvd and Military Trail, FHP reports.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a driver was driving northbound on Military Trail near Okeechobee Blvd exit ramp when he rear-ended a truck-trailer pushing it off the road.

The truck driver sustained some injuries in the crash. First emergency responders arrived at the site, troopers said.  The crash victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.

This route is partially blocked due to the severity of the crash, causing traffic delays. Vehicles are seen pulling into nearby parking lots. It is best to use alternative routes.

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Cases involving accidents with tractor trailers are always subject to heightened scrutiny because of the additional regulations placed on drivers of those vehicles. Unfortunately, in our practice, we have seen numerous instances where drivers blatantly violate these regulations, which results in catastrophic consequences.”

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Pedestrian Killed In Greenacres Crash

GREENACRES — A 37-year-old man was killed in Greenacres after a vehicle struck him, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash took place near the intersection of Military Trail and Lake Worth Road.

A Toyota Camry hit the man, who was not identified, as he attempted to cross Military Trail’s southbound lanes while walking westbound. The sheriff’s office said the man failed to use a crosswalk fewer than 200 feet away. He died at the scene.

A male was driving the Toyota, according to a traffic homicide report. The sheriff’s report did not list an address or age for him, citing the state’s public record exemption that protects such information for law enforcement officers and their relatives.

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Whenever you are behind the wheel of a car, please make sure you are paying attention to all road signs and signals.  If you are in an accident where someone didn’t follow the posted signs or signals, please call me so that we can discuss your rights.”

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FHP: One Killed After Tractor-Trailers Crash On I-95 In Boynton

BOYNTON BEACH — At least one person was killed in a crash involving three tractor-trailers on Interstate 95 by Gateway Boulevard, a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman said.

All southbound lanes of Interstate 95 were blocked. A few hours later, all lanes had reopened, according to FHP.

The crash took place shortly before dawn after one tractor-trailer slammed into the rear of another, causing both vehicles to catch fire, FHP said. A crash report states that the tractor-trailer that was struck from the rear, and another truck ahead of it, had slowed down as they approached a construction zone.

The driver of the truck that caused the crash died at the scene but has not been identified, FHP said.

State authorities said hazardous materials were involved.

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Cases involving accidents with tractor-trailers are always subject to heightened scrutiny because of the additional regulations placed on drivers of those vehicles. Unfortunately, in our practice, we have seen numerous instances where drivers blatantly violate these regulations, which results in catastrophic consequences.”

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Man Injured In Military Trail Crash

The crash happened when a truck struck a car and killed a man in Military Trail near Forest Hill Boulevard, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.

Authorities are investigating the crash.

The crash at Forest Hill Boulevard and Military Trail killed one man from suburban West Palm Beach. He was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a 42-year-old who sustained minor injuries.

The truck’s headlights were turned off when it sped into the intersection and ran a stop sign. Its front end had a “violent collision” with the rear of the passenger side of the vehicle, investigators said in their crash report. The force of the crash threw the man from the car.

The driver left the scene leaving the truck behind, PBSO said. The sheriff’s office did not release a description of the driver.

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Cases involving accidents with trucks are always subject to heightened scrutiny because of the additional regulations placed on drivers of those vehicles. Unfortunately, in our practice, we have seen numerous instances where drivers blatantly violate these regulations, which results in catastrophic consequences.”

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Semi-truck Crash Causes Traffic Delay On I-95 in West Palm Beach

Truck Accident Causes Traffic Delay On I-95 in West Palm Beach

The crash took place when a man, who was traveling in an SUV on Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, tried to make an illegal U-turn and pulled in front of a southbound semi-truck, police said.

He was not able to stop which caused the crash according to police. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage.

Police said two children were injured in the crash. Both children, who were secured in child seats, were sent to the trauma center at a hospital in West Palm Beach, officials said. No other occupants were injured in the crash.

Officers said the man driving the SUV was cited for failure to yield right of way.

The crash is still being investigated, police said.

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Cases involving accidents with trucks are always subject to heightened scrutiny because of the additional regulations placed on drivers of those vehicles. Unfortunately, in our practice, we have seen numerous instances where drivers blatantly violate these regulations, which results in catastrophic consequences.”

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Crash Causes Major Delays On I-95 In Palm Beach County, Left Shoulder Blocked Northbound

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.— A crash is causing major traffic problems in the southbound lanes of I-95, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) said.

The crash happened just before Northlake Boulevard and is blocking the left two lanes, according to FDOT.

Although there are injuries reported by the Florida Highway Patrol, it’s unclear how many vehicles are involved or what caused the crash.

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to distracted driving.  “In my many years as a Personal Injury Lawyer I’ve helped many victims that were injured because someone was distracted and crashed into their vehicles.  If you’ve been injured by someone because they weren’t paying attention to the road, please call me so I can help you get compensation for your damages.”

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Two-Vehicle Crash Injures Two People

A multi-vehicle accident caused delays on I-95 south in Boynton Beach. A car and a semi-truck were involved in the crash.

Two wheels flew off a car as it traveled on Interstate 95, near Boynton Beach Blvd causing a two-vehicle crash that injured two people.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the car was traveling south when two rear tires flew off the car. The driver was trying to maintain control of the car before hitting a semi-truck and crashing into the guardrail and a light post. A video captured a wheel flying off the car and bouncing over the median. It hit the hood of another vehicle.

Sgt. Mark Wysocky tells news outlets the light post fell into the northbound lanes and hit a passing vehicle.

First emergency responders arrived at the site of the crash soon after the accident happened and the victims were transported to an area medical center for treatment.

Four right lanes of I-95 south are blocked before Boynton Beach Boulevard due to the severity of the crash causing traffic delays.  It is best to exit I-95 via Hypoluxo Road going the north and Woolbright Road going south.

 

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Cases involving accidents with trucks are always subject to heightened scrutiny because of the additional regulations placed on drivers of those vehicles. Unfortunately, in our practice, we have seen numerous instances where drivers blatantly violate these regulations, which results in catastrophic consequences.”

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