Teen Struck In Wellington Palm Beach County By Two Cars In Critical
A teenager has been airlifted to the Delray Medical Center in a critical condition after he was struck by two cars in Wellington.
The 17-year-old boy was left with life-threatening injuries after the incident.
A spokeswoman from the Florida Highway Patrol said the teen had head and arm injuries as well as a punctured lung.
He was initially taken to Wellington Hospital in a serious condition.
The Florida Highway Patrol said the Forensic Crash Unit was helping Wellington police, but the circumstances were not suspicious.
No charges have been filed against the driver of either vehicle.
Florida Highway Patrol said preliminary investigation revealed the drivers of the vehicles were not at fault, and that neither drugs nor alcohol is suspected to be a cause of the car crash.
“Police have spoken to two drivers of the vehicles and passengers,” he said.
The two vehicles involved in the incident have been impounded and next of kin have been notified.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving a teenager, which ultimately, resulted in head and arm 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 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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