A 38-year-old woman and her son were injured in a vehicle accident near Port St. Lucie when a speeding 2013 Chevy Blazer struck the victims. The driver had a green light and was heading eastbound on Port St. Lucie Boulevard in a 2013 Chevy Blazer.
The single vehicle accident happened at the intersection of SW Port Saint Lucie Boulevard and SW Bayshore Boulevard while the woman and her young son were trying to cross the busy intersection.
Investigators said the driver was traveling on SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard when he lost control of the car. The car ran a stop sign at the intersection and hit the victims. Police public information officer Frank Sabol said charges may be filed against the driver.
The yet-to-be identified victim and her young son walked in the area of SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard and SW Bayshore Boulevard when the accident happened. The woman and her son suffered life threatening injuries and were hospitalized. Police said both victims were taken to a hospital on trauma alert by emergency responders.
Speed may have played a factor in the crash, police said.
This route is closed, causing traffic delays. Police said the roadway is not expected to reopen for several hours. Vehicles on this route are pulling to the roadside to allow crews work. It is best to use alternative routes. Please drive with caution and stay safe.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving two pedestrians, which ultimately, resulted in a woman and her son suffering extensive auto crash injuries. We wish the victims a speedy recovery and hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. 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 and find out what your rights are.”
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