The Delray Beach Police said a 58-year-old Palm Beach man was critically injured after his vehicle lost control and hit a 2012 Ford Expedition.
The wreck happened on N Swinton Ave. near the intersection of NE 2nd Ave. and George Bush Blvd in Delray Beach. Police Investigators said their preliminary investigation revealed the driver, a 58-year-old man, was traveling in a 2008 white Honda Accord west on N Swinton Ave.
As the car traveled north, the Accord hit a curb on the right side of the road, causing the 58-year-old to lose control.
The vehicle then traveled across all westbound lanes, jumped the curb and came back on the road, and struck a 2012 Ford Expedition that was heading the opposite lane.
The 58-year-old was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. Palm Beach Fire Rescue and the Delray Beach Police officials arrived and transported him to a nearby hospital.
The driver of the Ford Expedition also sustain minor injuries and was also taken to a local hospital in Delray Beach, three of these passengers were also critically injured.
Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the wreck. Although no trace of drugs or alcohol were found at the scene of the crash.
The Florida Highway Patrol is urging anyone with relevant information concerning the crash to contact the Florida Highway Patrol officials.
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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