A 22-year-old Royal Palm Beach woman was killed when a car she and her friend were driving slammed into the back of a Honda Accord, a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office reported.
Jacqueline Torres was a passenger killed in the crash , a sheriff’s report revealed.
The Royal Palm Beach driver was injured during the crash, which had taken place on the 8500 block of Belvedere Road in suburban West Palm Beach, the report said.
According to the report, the driver was speeding in a 2005 BMW model. He had lost control of the car and it started to spin, then it went up on the center median and crashed into the Honda Accord, throwing both individuals in the BMW out of the vehicle.
Torres was confirmed dead at the scene. The driver was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, where the report revealed that he was in critical condition. No update on his current status was immediately available.
The driver of the Honda Accord was listed in critical condition in a hospital in Palm Beach Gardens.
The sheriff’s reported that no charges had been filed as sheriff deputies are still investigating the crash.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. 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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