A Toyota Corolla crashed into a tractor-trailer in Indian River County, injuring a passenger in the Toyota Corolla and also injuring the driver, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
A 2014 Toyota Corolla was trying to pass to the right of the truck when the driver collided with the 18-wheeler and then rammed into a parked car in Wabasso Beach, police officials said.
A 29-year-old truck driver was driving south on Sebastian Street when the truck driver crashed into the Toyota Corolla and nearly split the truck in two, according to witnesses.
The truck driver ran over to the Toyota Corolla with a baseball bat to try and help free the men from the mangled hunk of metal, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
FHP arrived at the crash scene and managed to free the driver and the passenger from the car.
The driver and his 36-year-old passenger were rushed to the hospital. The passenger had severe trauma to the body and was admitted to a hospital in Palm Beach County, cops said.
The driver of the Toyota Corolla was driving without a license, charges against him are pending, police sources said. FHP said, investigations into the car crash are still ongoing.
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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