33-year-old Edward Rocky was driving through this neighborhood at Avenue E and Blue Heron Boulevard when he was T-boned by a SUV going 70 miles per hour in a neighborhood.
Edward was a new dad and personal trainer living in Riviera Beach, but now, the 33-year-old can’t walk, speak well or eat without the help of his family and mother.
“His 28-year old wife spoke to us over Skype while she takes care of him in Wisconsin.” an FHP officer said.
“I went my whole life making sure he didn’t break a bone just for him to move to another state and get caught up in something that had nothing to do with him,” his wife said.
Edward was on his way to a client for his personal training business when a SUV being pursued by police crashed into him.
In police dash cam video, you can see the suspect’s Chevy Tahoe, crash into Washington’s Mazda Portege. The Chevy was driven by a 23-year old according to the crash report, had run a stop sign.
The crash report shows two officers were pursuing the suspect.
We reviewed the Riviera Beach police policy, which states that in a pursuit, officers can exceed maximum speed limits, so long as they don’t endanger life or property.
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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