Three People Seriously Injured After Tractor Trailer Crash in Fort Pierce
Three People sustained serious injuries in a crash involving a tractor trailer along Highway 95 in Fort Pierce.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, three people were rushed to the hospital after a crash in the southbound lane of Highway 95. The driver of a tractor trailer was speeding in the southbound lane of Highway 95 when he lost control of his vehicle and swerved into the right lane, crashing into four vehicles on the busy highway.
According to reports, the four vehicles affected were a black Toyota Rav4 SUV, a blue Chevy Sedan, a Honda civic and a Pontiac Sedan. The Toyota SUV was damaged beyond recognition. Emergency services were able to evacuate the driver from the car using the jaws of life.
Two passengers in the Chevy Sedan sustained minor injuries in the crash and were treated on the scene. The driver of the Pontiac Sedan suffered severe head trauma and was rushed to the hospital for treatment. An eyewitness who was a passenger in the Honda Civic said she noticed the truck changing course but was not sure what was happening until it was too late. No one was hurt in the Honda Civic.
Emergency services were on the scene to clear the debris and restore the free flow of traffic. The FHP is still conducting an investigation 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 sent five people 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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