A 32-year-old man’s truck flipped over after colliding with an Uber in Martin County.
The man and his 25-year-old girlfriend were driving in his blue Ford Bronco when an Uber driver reportedly made a left turn in front of another 42-year-old driver and the vehicles crashed, flipping the truck over, Florida Highway Patrol reports.
The 42-year old-driver left the scene uninjured, but was visibly angry, according to the reports, and people allegedly had to restrain him from going after the other driver.
An ambulance took two passengers in the Uber to the hospital for minor injuries. An eyewitness said, the 42-year-old driver appeared to be concerned about them.
Law enforcement officials told Florida Highway Patrol that the accident was not the 42-year-old driver’s fault.
Reports confirmed that the Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, but no further information had been made available.
The 27-year-old Uber driver is still unconscious and hasn’t been able to make any comments on the crash yet. The truck driver and his 25-year old driver reportedly died at Delray Medical Center, according to the Florida Highway Patrol officials.
Reps for 42-year-old driver, didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment.
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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