Speeding Vehicle Slams Into Minivan In St. Lucie County
Four people were injured, one critically when a speeding vehicle crashed into a minivan in St. Lucie County, law enforcement sources told the Post.
A red Honda Pilot was speeding west on the St. Lucie County when it struck a minivan, sources said.
The driver of the SUV, a 26-year-old man, was rushed to Delray Medical Center in a critical condition, with a life-threatening head injury, police sources said.
His 23-year-old female passenger was taken to St. Lucie County Hospital with non-life threatening injuries as well a 54-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman that were in the minivan.
A local resident, who asked to remain anonymous, said she called 911 to report the crash.
“The minute I heard it, I jumped up and looked out,” she said. “I picked up my phone and I called 911. The SUV flipped and had landed on the divider with its four wheels up. We all came out,” she added. “One of them was trapped in the car that flipped. He wasn’t able to get out.”
A 64-year old man who lives near the crash site and was sleeping when he heard the sound of the impact.
“We wanted to help them get out of the car, but the police said to leave them and wait for paramedics,” he said. “The driver had a head wound…Blood was pouring out of his head. He looked pretty bad, but conscious.”
The FHP Collision Investigation Squad is investigating the incident.
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, resulted in injuries. 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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