A woman and a child were hospitalized following a crash in Lake Worth, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.
The incident happened near Lake Avenue and N. F Street.
According to witnesses, a motorcycle was weaving east on Lake Avenue, hit the brakes to avoid a crash and hit the curb, sending the driver, 42-year-old Janet Jones Victor, and her passenger, 10-year-old Helen Jones, to the ground.
Witnesses added that a pickup truck ran them over. Authorities later confirmed the victims were on a motorcycle and were pinned under a vehicle.
Both were extricated from underneath the vehicle by firefighters and transported to a local hospital, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.
According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Janet Jones is in critical condition and Helen is also in serious condition.
The Lake Worth police department is urging anyone with vital information relating to the crash to contact either the Florida Highway Patrol or the Lake Worth police as the main cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in injuries. 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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