Two people suffered critical injuries in a crash on Beeline Highway north of Northlake Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens police said.
A black 2015 Volkswagen car was heading south on Beeline Highway when it crashed head-on violently into a 2006 Toyota Prius driven by 25-year-old Ryan Buckley, according to police. The Volkswagen was driven by a 39-year-old man whose identity is yet to be released by the authorities. The Volkswagen driver had been driving in the wrong direction on Beeline Highway and caused the crash, but police are still investigating the crash.
First emergency responders arrived at the site of the crash soon after the accident happened. The other driver, Ryan Buckley, sustained major injuries in the crash and was rushed to the hospital for urgent treatment. However, his condition is unknown at this time. Buckley’s passenger, 30-year-old Lance McDermott, was also taken to a local hospital and released.
This is a vehicle crash with injuries, the Palm Beach Gardens Police said. The cause of the crash is being investigated. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department.
Beeline Hwy is partially closed at the moment 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 nearby side streets. The delay of traffic on this route is due to the severity of the crash. It is best to use an alternative route.
Comments and please drive with caution and stay safe.
Palm Beach County attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate car accident: “This is a major accident that has serious injuries. We hope for everyone involved that the injuries aren’t serious and they recover quickly. Please be careful whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. 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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