Five people have been killed and two seriously injured after a crash involving a tractor trailer and several cars in St. Lucie County.
The tractor trailer had intersected with a Honda Accord while trying to make a turn. The crash left 5 passengers in the Honda Accord dead.
The motorway was closed northbound near junction 24 after emergency services were called to the scene in Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County.
Drivers are being advised to avoid the area where there is heavy traffic.
A statement released by police said, “five people were pronounced dead at the scene and four others injured.”
Two of those taken to the hospital were seriously injured, the statement said.
A FHP Inspector said: “I’m very sad to report five people have lost their lives at the scene this morning.”
“There’s been a number of other people injured who have been taken to the hospital.”
“An investigation of this nature will take some time.”
Although the northbound roadway was re-opened after being closed immediately after the crash, the road remains congested in both directions.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in fatalities. 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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