A pair of Martin County teens were badly injured when a car rammed into them as they were leaving school.
The female high school students, who are about 15-years-old, were standing near the intersection of Port Salerno and Indiantown with two friends as a crash involving four vehicles occurred, according to witnesses and the Martin County Police.
One of the cars jumped off the road, hit a tree, then a pole and then rammed into the group on the sidewalk, a police commissioner told reporters at the scene.
The car then turned over.
The girls are both in critical condition and one of them had to be airlifted to the hospital, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
The other two students, a boy and a girl who are also about 15, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Police are still investigating how the crash happened, the commissioner said. Although it suspects that either drugs or alcohol may have had a part to play in the crash.
Four passengers in the car, identified as a 32, 13, 25 and 20-year old girl were seriously injured and taken to a nearby hospital, the Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in several serious 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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