The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Highway Patrol said a 2003 Ford F350, driven by a 46-year-old man of West Palm Beach, was traveling on N Military Trail approaching Palm Beach Gardens.
A 2008 Kia Sorento, driven by a 28-year old of West Palm Beach, was traveling northbound on Northlake Blvd approaching N Military Trail.
As both vehicles entered the intersection of Northlake Blvd and N Military Trail, the front of the 2003 Ford F350 truck collided with the passenger side of the Kia.
The Ford then rotated and overturned, sliding northwest. The driver’s side of the cab struck a cement utility pole.
The Kia rotated and overturned, coming to rest on the northwest side of the intersection on the grass facing northwest.
The Ford driver and four other passengers in his vehicle were all listed in critical condition at the scene by paramedics.
The 28-year old driving the Kia was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Florida Highway Patrol and the Palm Beach Sherrif’s Office reported the crash is still under investigation as they are still trying to determine if toxicity was a factor.
Anyone with relevant information concerning the accident is asked to contact the local authorities.
Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to distracted driving. “In my many years as a Personal Injury Lawyer I’ve helped many victims that were injured because someone was distracted and crashed into their vehicles. If you’ve been injured by someone because they weren’t paying attention to the road, please call me so I can help you get compensation for your damages.”
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