A man was killed and several other people were injured in a three-vehicle crash in southern Martin County.
The crash happened around at Southwest 96th Street and Southern Green Ridge Lane, south of Palm City, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol and police authorities, 36-year-old Patrick Barry Jigga of Hobe Sound was driving a 2017 Nissan Pathfinder west on 96th Street when his vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane colliding with a 1988 Ford F-150, driven by 26-year-old Janet Shakes King of Port St. Lucie, and with a 2013 Ford F-150, driven by 34-year-old Evans Daniel Steward of Stuart.
Jigga was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in his vehicle was transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in critical condition.
King was also transported to Lawnwood Medical Center with serious injuries.
Steward suffered minor injuries.
Alcohol was not a factor in the crash and everyone involved was wearing a seat belt, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the main cause of the wreck and encourages anyone with additional information relating to the crash to contact the 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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