Five people were critically injured and two others sustained minor injuries in a car crash on the St. Lucie County coast near the tourist hotspot of Fort Pierce, the St. Lucie County police department said.
Two cars and a motorcycle collided on the highway between Fort Pierce and River Park, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
Witnesses said, a 4-year-old and 3-year-old were injured in the accident and that others who suffered critical injuries. Their ages ranged from 29-47 years old. The victims with minor injuries are between 16-25.
The highway along Fort Pierce Avenue is typically busier than usual at year-end when tourists flock to the beaches for vacation.
Earlier three residents of the St. Lucie County were injured when their bus crashed and flipped over on a highway in the Port St. Lucie where many popular tourist sites are located.
The Florida Highway Patrol Department said, the cause of the crash is still under investigation and urges anyone with relevant information concerning the crash to contact the St. Lucie County Police Department.
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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