A Royal Palm Beach teen identified as Jacqueline Torres, 18, died following a car accident along Belvedere Road near Sansbury Way, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.
The crash happened along Belvedere Road near Sansbury Way. First emergency responders arrived at the scene shortly after the crash, the Sheriff’s office said.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said the 17-year-old lost control of his 2005 BMW and crashed into three trees in the center median. Both people in the car were ejected. Jacqueline Torres, 18, died at the scene. The 17-year-old driver is hospitalized with serious injuries from a crash that killed his 18-year-old passenger.
The teen driver is being treated at St. Mary’s Medical Center. The sheriff’s office says charges are pending.
Belvedere Road near Sansbury Way is blocked due to the severity of the crash, causing traffic delays. Vehicles on this route are pulling to the roadside to allow crews work. The delay of traffic on this route is due to the severity of the crash. Drivers are advised 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 car accident involving a single car, which ultimately, resulted in the death of a teenager. We 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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