Eight People Hospitalized In Palm beach County Bus Crash
A Palm Beach County crew tour bus crashed in Delray Beach has been confirmed.
Four members of the 15-person production team on board were hospitalized in Delray Medical Center for minor injuries and released shortly thereafter.
The monitor engineer, production manager, and audio technician were the individuals injured, Florida Highway Patrol Officials reports.
According to the local station, the bus was traveling south toward Delray Beach when the driver started falling asleep. The vehicle drifted into the northbound lane and then veered off the road, hitting a Chevrolet, which prevented it from plunging into a nearby creek.
According to Florida Highway Patrol Officials, investigations are still ongoing to determine if the bus driver was under the influence of either drugs or alcohol. No charges has been filed yet. Florida Highway Patrol officials have also refused to release the identities of those injured in the accident.
The driver and three other passengers in the Chevrolet have been listed in critical condition in a hospital in Riviera Beach, according to Florida Highway Patrol officials.
Anyone with relevant information concerning the crash is asked to contact the Palm Beach Sheriff Office or the Florida Highway Patrol.
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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