61 Year Old Man killed, Two Others Injured In Highway Crash Near Hillsboro Beach
A man has died after a two-car crash that closed northbound lanes of Hillsboro Beach in Broward County for several hours.
Emergency Services and Florida Highway Patrol officials were called to the collision, which happened in the northbound lanes near the Wilton Manors Rd exit.
A 61-year-old man and a 63-year-old woman, who were traveling in a hatchback, were taken to the Broward County Hospital with serious injuries. The Florida Highway Patrol and witnesses said in a recent statement.
The 61-year-old Delray Beach man, who was a passenger in the vehicle, later died in hospital from his injuries.
A 29-year-old Martin County man – the sole occupant of a Honda was also taken to hospital with minor injuries.
There were reports one of the vehicles was driving in the wrong direction before the crash.
The northbound lanes of the Hillsboro Beach were closed to traffic for more than three hours but have since reopened, according to the FHP.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating and are appealing to anyone who may have relevant dashcam footage or who may have witnessed the crash to contact the Florida Highway Patrol.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious, which ultimately, resulted in fatal 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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