A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Jupiter, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue authorities said. The victim suffered what appeared to be significant injuries, officials say.
The person was hit near the intersection of Dakota Drive and Central Boulevard in Jupiter.
Officials learned the driver of a silver Sports Utility Vehicle lost control of the vehicle while traveling east on Dakota Drive, where he struck a pedestrian waiting by the roadside. The pedestrian was thrown by the vehicle, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue authorities said.
First emergency responders arrived at the scene shortly after the crash happened.
Police said the victim suffered what appeared to be significant injuries, but was expected to survive. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue authorities said the injured pedestrian was airlifted to a local hospital.
The cause of the crash was not immediately known. Investigations are still ongoing, Palm Beach County Police department said.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving a pedestrian, which ultimately, resulted in injuries. We wish the victim 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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