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Man Dead, Two Others Injured In Port St. Lucie Crash

A man was killed and two people were injured in a crash in Port St. Lucie police said.

The wreck took place at the intersection of Southwest St. Lucie West and Southwest California boulevards. First emergency responders arrived at the site of the crash soon after the accident happened and the victims were transported to the hospital for treatment.

The man was pronounced dead on the scene after the two-vehicle crash. One teenage boy was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach. A girl and a man were taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce. The man and woman from the other car were taken to a medical center in Port St. Lucie.

The police and fire rescue crew are at the scene of the accident and the intersection is blocked. Use alternative routes such as such as SW Heatherwood Blvd and SW Cashmere Blvd.

According to the police, the fatal crash at SW St. Lucie West Blvd and SW California Blvd is still being investigated.

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Be especially careful when entering an intersection with many local business present.  If you were involved in an accident due to someone else being distracted, call me for a free consultation so we can discuss your rights and what compensation you may be entitled to.”

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Semitruck Crash Snarls Traffic On I-95 In West Palm Beach

A crash involving two vehicles in West Palm Beach has sent two people to the hospital. The crash has also caused traffic to back up, the West Palm Beach Police Department said.

The crash took place when a woman, who was driving an SUV, tried to make an illegal U-turn on Palm Beach Lakes Blvd and pulled in front of a semitruck, police said.

The driver of the SUV was not able to stop, leading to a crash according to police. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage.

Police said a 7-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy were injured in the crash.

Both children, who were secured in child seats, were sent to the trauma center hospital, officials said. No other occupants were injured in the crash.

Officers said the woman driving the SUV was cited for failure to yield right of way.

The crash is still being investigated, police said.

First emergency responders arrived at the site of the crash soon after the accident happened and the victims were transported to the hospital for treatment.

This route is partially blocked due to the severity of the crash causing traffic delays.

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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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6 Children, 73-Year-Old Man Thrown From Vehicle After Hitting A Curb; 3 Children Flown To Hospital

FORT PIERCE— Six children and an adult were thrown out of a replica antique convertible and three of the children were flown to a hospital in Palm Beach County with serious injuries.

Mike Jachles, the Fort Pierce Police spokesperson, said the agency got a call about the crash at the intersection of Avenue D and North 31st Street.

Jachles said the six children and a 73-year-old driver were in a 1980 Shay Ford Model A Roadster Convertible when the man driving tried to make a right turn onto North 31st Street.

The vehicle then flipped and threw all of the occupants out of car.

Four of the six children were riding in the car’s jump seat when the crash occurred.

Three children, ages 6,9 and 10 were seriously injured and were flown to Palm Beach Children’s Hospital.

The driver and the three other children, ages 4, 8 and 12, were driven to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce.

The intersection on Avenue D and North 31st Street in Fort Pierce was closed to traffic for several hours while investigators worked the crash.

No charges had been filed as of the time of filling this report.

Police said they are still investigating the incident. They did not release any names.

Comments:

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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Fatal Crash Spurs DUI Investigation In Boynton Beach

BOYNTON BEACH, Fl — A criminal investigation is underway following a crash in Boynton Beach that left one driver dead.

The crash happened at South Federal Highway and Woolbright Road. An eyewitness shared a photo of the crash scene.

Police said a man driving a Toyota Rav4 crashed into the back of a Honda Ridgeline, driven by a 51-year-old man of Boynton Beach. Witnesses said after he made contact with the driver of the Toyota, identified as an 18-year-old man of Hypoluxo, the driver started to pull away from the crash scene.

According to police, when he pulled away he crashed into a red Hyundai Sonata driven by a 21-year-old woman from Boynton Beach. The Toyota hit the Honda again before striking Armstrong, killing him.

Police said the driver showed signs of impairment at the crash scene. Criminal charges are pending toxicology results.

Police are asking for witnesses of the crash to call investigators at 561-742-6165.

Comments:

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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Woman, 46, Dies In Motorcycle Crash At Beeline And Northlake

WEST PALM BEACH – One person has died and another is in critical condition following a crash at Beeline Highway and Northlake Boulevard, West Palm Beach police said.

Authorities say the crash occurred when a dump truck traveling south on Beeline  Hwy failed to stop at a red light and struck a motorcycle killing the motorcycle’s passenger and critically injuring the driver.

The deceased motorcycle passenger was identified as a 46-year-old man and the driver was identified as a 25-year-old.

Authorities did not disclose the name of the person driving the dump truck, but did say that person was not injured.

Neither drugs nor alcohol were a factor in the crash and no criminal charges will be filed, police said.

The crash blocked portions of Northlake Boulevard and the Beeline Highway for several hours, but all lanes have reopened, police said.

Comments:

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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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Crash At St Lucie Blvd & Old Dixie Hwy

One person was killed and another injured in a crash involving a motorcycle in St. Lucie Blvd.

At about midday, St. Lucie County Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to the intersection at St Lucie Blvd & Old Dixie Hwy for a reported accident.

First arriving firefighters found one fatality and one trauma patient.

The surviving victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

There is no word on the person’s condition.

Comments:

Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this accident.  “It is so important to be aware of motorcyclists on the road because of the severity of their injuries in accidents. There was a public service campaign that encouraged drivers to look left, right and left again just to provide added protection to motorcyclists. If you were injured in an accident and want to discuss your rights, please contact my office for a free consolation”.

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Truck Crash Blocks I-95 At Yamato Road

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A crash involving a cement truck is blocking several lanes of I-95 at Yamato Road.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the crash involves the truck, a car and a van in the northbound lanes. The content of the truck spilled onto the highway. Crews had to shut down the northbound lanes to clean up.

Traffic is being diverted to the Yamato Road exit.

One lane has since reopened, according to the FHP. The drivers suffered minor injuries.

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Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Cases involving accidents with trucks are always subject to heightened scrutiny because of the additional regulations placed on drivers of those vehicles. Unfortunately, in our practice, we have seen numerous instances where drivers blatantly violate these regulations, which results in catastrophic consequences.”

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Motorcyclist Killed In Suburban West Palm Crash

WEST PALM BEACH — A motorcyclist struck a car on Military Trail in suburban West Palm Beach, authorities said. The driver of the car sustained life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say the 20-year-old Lake Worth man died when his Yamaha motorcycle collided with a Toyota Camry at the 2600 block of Military Trail.

The Toyota’s driver, who is yet to be identified, was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.

According to a sheriff’s report, the motorcyclist was traveling south behind another vehicle in Military’s outside lane in the moments before the crash. The car driver was driving eastbound, heading out of a shopping plaza and beginning to cross the southbound lanes to make a left turn.

At the same time, the motorcyclist moved into the center lane and rapidly accelerated, PBSO said. His motorcycle struck the driver’s side of the Toyota, causing the car to rotate and hit a vehicle that was stopped in a northbound turn lane.

The driver of the northbound vehicle was not injured, the crash report said.

Comments:

Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this accident.  “It is so important to be aware of motorcyclists on the road because of the severity of their injuries in accidents. There was a public service campaign that encouraged drivers to look left, right and left again just to provide added protection to motorcyclists. If you were injured in an accident and want to discuss your rights, please contact my office for a free consolation”.

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Jensen Beach Man, 22, Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Pompano Beach

A 22-year-old Jensen Beach man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Pompano Beach.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office said the man died after a crash on I-95 near the W Copans Rd exit. Deputies were called to the crash involving a motorcycle on southbound Interstate 95 in Pompano Beach, according to an incident report.

During an initial investigation, deputies found that a man, 37, was driving a 2014 Jeep Cherokee southbound on Interstate 95 and hit the motorcyclist who was driving a 2017 Yamaha FZ07 motorcycle.

Details about the crash were not available because it is still under investigation, said a spokeswoman for the BSO.

The SUV driver was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter without bond, she said.

Alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash, according to the report.

No further information was available at the time of this report.

Comments:

Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this accident.  “It is so important to be aware of motorcyclists on the road because of the severity of their injuries in accidents. There was a public service campaign that encouraged drivers to look left, right and left again just to provide added protection to motorcyclists. If you were injured in an accident and want to discuss your rights, please contact my office for a free consolation”.

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Three People Injured In Turnpike Crash Near Boca Raton

Three people were taken to hospitals and one person taken to a trauma hospital following the crash in the northbound lanes near Glades Road.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes near mile marker 74, just south of the Glades Road exit after a vehicle struck a wall on Florida’s Turnpike near Boca Raton, according to Palm Beach County Fire Recue.

The first arriving crews reported that a vehicle crashed into a wall and had occupants trapped inside, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Fire Rescue.

Firefighters used extrication tools to free the occupants. One was taken to a trauma hospital, Borroto said.

Comments:

Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Be especially careful when entering an intersection with many local business present.  If you were involved in an accident due to someone else being distracted, call me for a free consultation so we can discuss your rights and what compensation you may be entitled to.”

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