Three people were taken to Palm Beach Hospital after two semi-trailers collided on Interstate 95.
The West Palm Beach police department reported that a 35-year-old man of West Palm Beach was traveling northbound on the right-hand lane near milepost 156. He lost control of and ran off the right-hand side of the roadway.
The 35- year old man attempted to correct his trajectory to the left and crossed the center line into the left lane, according to the Florida Highway Patrol officials.
He struck the right side of the trailer being hauled by Kelvin Benjamin of Hobe Sound, who was traveling in the northbound left lane.
The 35-year-old man went off the right side of the roadway again striking the guardrail and the bridge support column. The 35-year-old driver and two of his passengers received non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Delray Medical Center.
The West Palm Beach Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by Boca Raton Fire Department, Ed’s Towing, Florida Highway Patrol officials, and The West Palm Department of Transportation.
The wreck closed the intersection of Okeechobee Boulevard and Wellington Road 7.
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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