Police say, the Wellington resident was driving a Nissan Altima north on Jensen Beach when he drove through a red light at the intersection with Hobe Sound and slammed into a Toyota Camry that was turning left. FHP said, two people were immediately confirmed dead while four others were left with injuries.
The driver in a deadly crash was intoxicated when he sped through a red light at Jensen Beach Avenue and Hobe Sound Martin County, according to court records.
The Martin County Sheriff Office wrote that a trauma doctor at St. Mary’s Medical Center said, the 27-year-old’s had a .15 blood-alcohol level. That is nearly twice the legal limit that a driver’s blood-alcohol level can be in Florida.
The driver has not face charges in the crash that left two people dead and four others injured. The Martin County police department say their investigation remains open, although the search warrant indicates he is being investigated on DUI manslaughter charges. They suspect his speed was a factor in the crash as well, according to the warrant.
The 27-year-old could not immediately be reached 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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