A 14-year-old boy and two others were injured in a vehicle crash in Stuart, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at Southwest Wildcat Trail east of Locks Road in Stuart.
According to FHP, a 23-year-old Stuart man was traveling eastbound on Wildcat Trail when he lost control of the vehicle, a 2018 Infiniti Q50, and collided with a BMW traveling on the same route. The rear-end accident left three people injured.
A 14-year-old boy and his 12-year-old sister were passengers in the BMW. Their mom who drove the car was also injured in the crash.
First emergency responders arrived shortly after the crash happened. All three occupants were transported to Martin Memorial South with major injuries. No additional injuries were reported in connection with the traffic accident.
It is unknown if any of the three occupants were wearing seat belt or if alcohol played a role in the accident.
The motor vehicle accident snarled traffic for hours on Southwest Wildcat Trail east of Locks Road. Drivers are advised to use alternative routes.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash: “This is serious accident with injuries in Stuart. We hope for everyone’s sake that it can be quickly discovered what the cause was. It has not been reported yet which vehicles driver caused the accident. 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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