A 28-year-old woman was killed and two children critically injured after a three-vehicle accident that happened in St. Lucie County Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
A 2003 black GMC Envoy SUV was traveling south on S 25th St. when it collided with a green 1995 Chrysler that was heading east on Indrio Rd in St. Lucie County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The Chrysler went into a spin and hit a white box truck that was heading toward Fort Pierce.
The 28-year-old woman, who was in the front passenger seat of the Chrysler, was pinned under the box truck and was declared dead at a local hospital. The 43-year-old driver was also taken to a local medical center where she is listed in stable condition, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
The 39-year-old driver of the SUV, along with three other passengers from ages of 9 to 17 years old, were taken to another hospital in St. Lucie County for minor injuries, while the truck driver was treated at the scene, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
Florida Highway Patrol officials are still investigating the incident.
Anyone with relevant information concerning the crash is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol.
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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