The Acura MDX that caused a crash that sent seven people to the hospital contained five people from Broward County, all but one of them juveniles, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reported.
The five people driving in the 2005 Acura MDX ranged in age from 17-20, according to what the sheriff’s office reported. Initially, the Boca Raton police had said there were four suspects inside the vehicle.
All five had been taken to a local hospital for their injuries. An 18-year-old boy of Fort Lauderdale in the SUV was in a very critical condition. The juveniles were also all in serious conditions.
Boca Raton police disclosed that people in the Acura were involved in an armed robbery
The Acura was seen speeding west on the Palmetto Park Road after apparently fleeing the robbery scene when it went through the intersection at a possiblered light and crashed into the SUV, according to a report from the sheriff’s office.
A driver of a 2016 Toyota Sienna model, 4a2- year old man of Boca Raton, was heading east on the Palmetto Park Road and was attempting to turn left onto the Northwest 12th Avenue when the crash had happened, according to the report.
The cause of the crash still remains unknown and FHP is encouraging anyone with relevant information 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 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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