Police Chase Ends in Rollover Crash in West Palm Beach
A police chase ended with a rollover crash West Palm Beach.
According to North Palm Beach Police, the crash stemmed from an “incident.” Witnesses at the scene reported that a red car was coming in or out of a gas station when a white car crashed into it.
The driver of the white car was speeding in an attempt to escape a police chase. Unfortunately, he ended up crashing into a vehicle near a gas station.
A witness described the crash as ‘a very unfortunate incident.’
First emergency responders arrived at the site of the crash soon after the accident happened and the victims were transported to the hospital for treatment.
There were four people in the red car; two were taken to the hospital. There were two passengers in the white car, both suffered minor injuries.
Two men were taken to St. Mary Medical Center with serious injuries, the WPBPD said. A woman and a man in the white car suffered injuries and were also taken to the same Medical Center, according to authorities. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
West Palm Beach Police Department is working on investigating the crash, and NPBPD is working the “incident” aspect.
Broadway is closed between 43rd and 45th St. due to the severity of the crash, causing traffic delays. Vehicles on this route are pulling to the roadside to allow crews work. Some are pulling into the parking lot of Walgreens Pharmacy nearby. The delay of traffic on this route is due to the severity of the crash. It is best to use an alternative route such as 49th Street.
Please drive with caution and stay safe.
West Palm Beach attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate accident with injuries: Please be careful whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. This is especially true when you are transporting children in your vehicle. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation to find out what are your rights”.
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