Driver Killed When Concrete Tossed Off Bridge
Police in Port St. Lucie in St. Lucie County are on the hunt for a person who tossed a large chunk of concrete off the side of a bridge and into a local driver’s windshield causing a fatal two-car crash.
A 54-year old man, was traveling to work in his Nissan GT-R sports car in White City near Lakewood Park when the incident occurred, according to officials.
“The concrete chunk traveled through the windshield of the 54-year old man and hit him in the face, the St. Lucie County Police Department said in a statement. “At this point in the investigation, it appears likely that the chunk of concrete was thrown off the bridge.”
The 54-year old was unable to control his car and crashed into another vehicle on the road.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Nissan sideswiped a Toyota pickup truck and a guardrail before coming to final rest, police said. Investigators are reviewing available surveillance cameras in the area, but do not yet have any description of a person(s) who may have thrown the concrete chunk from the bridge.
The driver and three other passengers in the Toyota pickup were taken to a hospital in Port. St. Lucie, according to FHP
Officials have asked anyone with knowledge about the incident to contact the police department.
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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