Broward County Sheriff are investigating crash into a convenience store on West Copans Road, Coconut Creek.
The crash caused a section of the roof over the retail store to collapse, according to the Broward County Fire Department. The building was evacuated. Four people were hurt.
Broward County Sheriff confirmed three employees and one customer were injured. The five victims including the driver were sent to Northwest Medical Center for treatment. The injuries ranged from minor to life-threatening. The Sheriff’s Office saidthere was no fire, and the victim’s burns were from cooking grease. Broward County Fire Rescue and paramedics also confirmed that a pregnant woman was injured by the damaged ceiling.
The driver, a 42-year-old man of Coconut Creek, may have lost consciousness before the crash, according to police. The crash remains under investigation.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash: “This is serious accident with injuries in Ft. Lauderdale. We hope for everyone’s sake that it can be quickly discovered what the cause was. It has been indicated that the driver may have been unconscious and lost control of the car. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. This is especially true when there are children in the area. 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 to find out what are your rights”.
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