A 52-year-old woman is charged in connection with a car crash that caused a Jeep to spin out of control and critically injured a woman in a wheelchair who was on the side of the road waiting to cross the street.
The 52-year-old woman of West Palm Beach is charged with vehicular homicide, a first-degree misdemeanor. The charge has been filed but an arraignment date has not yet been set.
A 31-year-old was left critical in the crash that happened on Delray Beach Avenue in a Palm Beach County neighborhood, police said.
The 31-year-old woman was waiting to cross the street at a red light on Delray Beach Avenue, police said.
A man in 2018 Jeep was driving north on a Wellington Road. The 52-year-old stopped her 2008 Ford Focus at the red light facing the opposite direction while she waited to turn left onto Delray Beach, police reports say.
She turned left and crashed into the side of the Jeep, police reports say. The Jeep spun counterclockwise and struck the 31-year old.
The 52-year-old told police at the scene that she waited until the light turned red before she turned, police reports say. She said she never saw the Jeep, police reports say.
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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