An out-of-control driver jumped the curb and slammed into a SUV in Broward County, killing his passenger and the driver of the SUV and also severely injuring himself, police said.
The 23-year-old driver of the 2004 Nissan Altima was traveling northbound on Sixth Avenue near West 54th Street when the car jumped the curb and crashed into a SUV, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
Emergency responders found the Nissan driver and his passenger, a 33-year-old, inside the mangled vehicle with severe body trauma, police said.
The driver was rushed to Delray Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.
The driver of the SUV, who FHP left unidentified, died in a hospital in Delray Beach.
Paramedics rushed the 23-year-old man’s passenger to a hospital in Broward County, but doctors were not able to save him.
Cops arrested the driver on charges of vehicular manslaughter for the collision.
Police sources said, that speeding was a factor in the deadly crash.
Fire officials said, two other people were hospitalized in stable condition as a result of the crash.
The crash shut down a stretch of Sixth Avenue between West 54th and West 55th streets while the FHP Investigation Squad conducted an investigation.
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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