Two children were confirmed dead and five other people critically injured in a car crash in Delray Beach, Palm Beach Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol officials report.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office said, the crash happened on Interstate 95, close to Delray Beach. Florida Highway Patrol officials are investigating the cause of the crash. It is believed that either drugs or alcohol may have had a part to play in the crash.
A 2001 Lincoln had lost control and struck a 2014 Jeep Patriot head-on. There were two people in each of the cars.
A twelve-year-old boy in the backseat of the Lincoln was confirmed dead. One other child in the back seat was taken to a hospital and is in good condition, according to medical officials. The adult driver is in critical condition and the adult passenger is also in stable condition.
In the Jeep, an 18-year-old sitting the backseat died. A 15-year-old also in the backseat is in serious condition at a hospital. The adult driver is in critical condition and the adult passenger in stable condition.
Anyone with additional information relating to the crash should contact the Florida Highway Patrol officials.
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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