Green Connon 36, of Riviera Beach, remained at the Delray Medical Hospital in Palm Beach County, days after the wreck in Delray Beach, according to a Florida Highway Patrol Sergeant.
Connon’s relative, who was in a Kia sedan, was involved in a wreck on the interstate. He said, Connon got out of her car to check on the relative. A 1998 Honda Civic driven by a 26-year-old woman, of Martin County, was traveling south on I-75 at the time, according to a news release from the FHP.
Officials said, downpours in the area prevented the 26-year-old from seeing the Kia initially.
“She did not see it until the last second,” an FHP official said.
FHP officials said, the 26-year-old had swerved to avoid the car, but instead sideswiped it and hit Connon in the process. The car rotated counter-clockwise before stopping.
Authorities said, Connon landed behind the Kia after he was struck, suffering a severed leg. The FHP and the Martin County Sheriff’s Office provided tourniquets to help stabilize Cannon’s leg, according to the release.
The 26-year-old remained on the scene. FHP said, charges in the crash are still pending.
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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