A man died in a car crash after the vehicle ahead of him stalled on US Highway 1 in Port Salermo.
One person was killed in Port Salermo and others injured when a car stalled in the middle of the busy US-1 highway. The outer lane of the northbound road was blocked for three hours after the fatal car crash which led to the death of a 45 year old man.
Emergency services were on scene to clear the wreckage and restore the free flow of traffic on the busy highway.
According to police reports, a blue Chevrolet Sedan was on the inner lane of the highway when its engine stalled unexpectedly. The driver of the vehicle swerved to the outside lane to avoid incoming traffic, but drove right into the path of a Nissan Truck.
The Chevrolet was rear ended by the Nissan Truck which was also rear ended by a white Volkswagen Jetta.
The driver of the Chevrolet and the front seat passenger in the white Jetta sustained serious injuries in the crash and were taken to the hospital. The truck driver was killed in the crash and according to reports by first responders, he died on impact.
Investigations are still ongoing into the cause of the crash.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving three vehicles, which ultimately led to the death of one person and sent two others to the hospital. We wish the victims a quick 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 car, motorcycle, 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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