Woman Killed In Rollover Martin County Crash That Injured 4 Others
A 44-year-old woman died in a rollover crash after driving into a school bus carrying over 12 students on Interstate 95 in downtown Martin County, police and the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The crash happened in the northbound lanes near the Interstate 95 and SW Warfield Boulevard exit, police officials and the Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
The woman died after Martin County EMS transported her to a nearby hospital in Martin County. The Martin County Medical Examiner’s Office has not yet released her name.
The Martin County Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol said 4 kids out of the 12 kids in the school bus sustain injuries, which are believed not to be life-threatening.
The woman was driving a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee when it went off the left side of road around a curve and the struck the school bus. The Jeep rolled over onto its roof before it came to a stop, police officials and the Florida Highway patrol Department said.
The Martin County Firefighters extricated the woman from the Jeep.
Speed appears to be a factor in the crash, police officials and the Florida Highway Patrol Department said. The main cause of the crash is still under investigation and the Martin County Police Department is urging anyone with relevant information concerning what might have caused 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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