The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a Port St. Lucie woman was traveling the wrong way on I-95 when her Jeep SUV had slammed into another Chevrolet Silverado.
A passing motorist had stopped to lend assistance at the horrific accident scene but was only able to free the 33-year-old Port St. Lucie woman after the crash had happened.
Both vehicles burst into flames after the head-on collision. Three other people were trapped inside the 1982 Chevrolet, including an adult and two children. All three occupants of the Chevy were left critical in the 1-95 crash. The Florida Highway Patrol says the Chevrolet was traveling properly in the northbound lanes before the wreck.
A Port St. Lucie man arrived at the accident scene after the car accident. He saw the Chevrolet fully engulfed in flames and he suspected that the Jeep was on the verge of bursting into flames.
The passer-by and two others pulled the 33-year-old woman from her vehicle just before the Jeep burst into flames. The woman pulled from the Jeep was flown to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute’s Trauma Center in Fort Pierce. Authorities say that she suffered critical injuries.
FHP is urging anyone with relevant information concerning the crash to contact the Martin 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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