Authorities continue to investigate a three-car crash west of Boca Raton that left one person dead, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.
The happened at the intersection of Powerline Road and Southwest 18th Street. All lanes were closed to rush hour traffic on Powerline. According to a sheriff’s office report, the person killed was in a vehicle traveling north on Powerline. As the vehicle approached the Southwest 18th Street intersection, it rear-ended a car waiting to turn right off Powerline Road.
The first car then continued north, crossing Southwest 18th Street at a high rate of speed before the driver lost control, drove onto a raised median and struck a tree, the sheriff’s office said.
According to the report, after striking the tree, the vehicle continued into the southbound lane, where a vehicle headed south collided with the out-of-control car.
First emergency arrived at the scene shortly after the crash happened and the injured victims were transported to a nearby hospital.
The accident 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 three vehicles, which ultimately, resulted in the death of one and critical injuries to others. We wish the injured victism 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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