A 71-year-old Riviera Beach man was killed after being involved in a car accident in Boca Raton, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
The 71-year old of the 1700 block of Riviera Beach In Palm Beach County, was pronounced dead at a hospital in Davie after the 2006 Pontiac G6 he was a passenger in struck a truck in Boca Raton, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
An initial investigation showed the vehicle, being driven by a 47-year-old of Fort Lauderdale, was traveling east in the 7400 block of Boca Raton Road when it struck a truck driven by a 23-year-old man from Boynton Beach,” Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
Emergency responders found both men injured, with the 71-year old trapped in the vehicle, Florida Highway Patrol said.
The 47-year-old driver, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, was taken to a hospital in the county, police said.
Police did not say what the relationship was between the victims.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing, but alcohol and excessive speed are not believed to be factors in the crash, police said.
Anyone with additional information concerning the crash is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol Department.
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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