Police are still investigating after five adults and three children were injured in a serious crash in Boca Raton.
Initial information indicates that four vehicles collided during rush hour traffic on Boca Raton Highway.
Three women, ages 37, 44 and 51 suffered serious injuries and were transported to Delray Medical Center.
Threeboys, ages 8, 9 and 10 also suffered serious head and facial injuries and were transported to the another hospital.
A 32-year-old man and 29-year-old woman also suffered minor injuries as a result of the crash.
The crash happened when a car driven by the 38-year-old collided with a Hyundai driven by the 29-year-old.
Three northbound lanes of Boca Raton were closed for several hours, causing major traffic delays.
Traffic was delayed as paramedics attended to the injured victims.
Cars were forced to merge across multiple lanes into one lane past the crash scene.
It appeared a number of cars spun out of control in the water while trying to exit the highway.
Police have urged motorists to slow down in the rain.
Boca Raton Highway had been reopen. The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident.
Motorists are being asked to avoid the area and seek alternate routes.
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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