A 20-year-old woman was ejected from a vehicle after a two-car collision on 20th Street in Vero Beach.
Police are investigating a crash which occurred on the westbound lane of 20th Street in Vero Beach. Three people sustained serious injuries in the crash involving a BMW 3-series convertible and a Mazda-6 Sedan. Investigators are still trying to determine if racing had anything to do with the crash which left the two vehicles seriously damaged.
According to eyewitness accounts, the BMW convertible and Mazda sedan were traveling at a high speed on the westbound lane of 20th Street when the driver of the Mazda lost control of his vehicle and broadsided the BMW convertible. The BMW lost control due to the impact and skidded towards the center median where it rolled over several times before coming to rest in an upright position.
One of the occupants of the BMW, a 20-year-old woman, was ejected from the car during the crash. She sustained multiple injuries in the crash and was taken to the hospital in critical condition. She is said to be stable at the moment. Police say she was not wearing a seat belt when the crash occurred.
The driver of the BMW also suffered severe injuries in the crash. Hewas wearing a seat belt. He was transported to the hospital in an ambulance.
The driver of the Mazda Sedan sustained minor injuries in the crash and was treated by paramedics on the scene.
There was a heavy presence of emergency vehicles as first responders arrived the scene to provide medical assistance to the injured victims. The Florida Highway Patrol closed a section of westbound 20th Street due to the wreckage.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving two vehicles which ultimately sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries. We wish the victim 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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