Davie Highway Shutdown After Car Accident Injured Pedestrian
A pedestrian is hospitalized after he was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard and the Davie Highway in West Palm Beach, Florida Highway Patrol reports.
The West Palm Beach police said a witness told them that the victim was walking south near the northeast side of a bridge.
A vehicle driving west from a nearby gas station struck the pedestrian. The driver, a 48-year-old West Palm Beach woman, said the person came out of nowhere and hit her windshield. After the crash, the 48-year-old driver stayed at the scene and called police.
“It looks as if they jumped onto the window shield because there are no dents on the front part of anything else, so it is kind of like he jumped into it. I saw him kind of went head first,” said the 48-year-0old driver.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital. The extent of the person’s injuries has not yet been released.
Police authorities said, a preliminary investigation indicated that the driver will not face charges.
Police have shut down Davie Highway and traffic on Lakes Boulevard at 114th Avenue as they investigate
The road was back open to traffic.
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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