3 Martin Teens killed, 1 Other Dead In A Car Crash In Port Salerno
Three Martin County teenagers were killed in a crash in Port Salerno as reported by the authorities.
The car crash occurred in Port Salerno, east of Indiantown. An 18-year-old was speeding west on Port Salerno in a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier, troopers said. As the car crossed over a railroad crossing it flew into the air.
When the car landed, the 18- year-old lost control, went off the right side of the road and overcorrected, veering left. The car went off the left side of the road, struck a Toyota Sequoia then overturned. It landed on its roof on the road.
The Martin County teens were killed on Port Salerno, FHP said. The car struck this a Toyota Sequoia before it landed on its roof.
The 18-year-old driver was killed. His front passenger, a 17-year-old, and a 16-year-old back-seat passenger were also killed.
The driver of the Toyota Sequoia was also pronounced dead after being taken to the Martin County General Hospital.
A back-seat passenger in the Toyota Sequoia, an 18-year-old was thrown out of the car and landed in a ditch on the right side of the road. He was flown to the local hospital where he is in critical condition.
The third 17-year-old passenger was also taken to the hospital, troopers said. Her condition is not available.
Troopers do not yet know if alcohol or drugs were a factor.
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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