Two-Vehicle Car Crash In St. Lucie County Killed One And Injured Three Others
One person is dead and three are seriously injured following a crash in Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County.
The crash happened on Seaway Drive, according to the Florida Highway Patrol and police authorities.
Police and the Florida Highway Patrol say a silver 2007 Dodge Ram truck, driven by a 27-year-old Fort Pierce resident, was traveling west on Seaway Drive when the vehicle veered into the eastbound lanes of traffic at the crest of the South Causeway Bridge colliding head-on into a green 1997 Ram truck, driven by 21-year-old Christian Jake of St. Lucie County.
Jake was pronounced dead at the scene. His other passenger, the driver of the silver truck and a passenger in the silver truck were transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
There were no other occupants in either vehicle, Florida Highway Patrol officials say.
The Fort Pierce Police Department Traffic Homicide officers are investigating the crash.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the South Causeway Bridge, also known as Seaway Bridge, is back open after it was closed for several hours overnight following the crash.
Fort Pierce police tweeted that the bridge was back open.
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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