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Tractor-Trailer Crash Shuts Down I-95 Exit Ramp

An overturned tractor-trailer is causing heavy delays on I-95 and 45th street.

According to the Florida Department of Transportation, the crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car is on the I-95 N ramp at exit 74 for 45th street in West Palm Beach.

A man and his step-son were both seriously injured in the accident, firefighters and FHP said.

Firefighters and FHP officials said they arrived to find a tractor trailer that had overturned after colliding with a Honda trapping the driver of the Honda. He was identified in the accident report as a 38-year-old man of Broward. The report states the vehicle overturned “several times.”

Upon arriving at the scene, firefighters immediately began using the Jaws of Life to extricate the victims.

The doors and roof were removed allowing FHP officials to safely remove the victims, according to emergency responders called to the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer and two passengers received life-threatening injuries in the crash. No charges have been filed yet as the crash is under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol Department.

The on ramp is currently closed off to traffic.

Comments:

Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Cases involving accidents with tractor trailers 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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Three Injured In Rollover Crash Near Southern Blvd.

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — At least three people were taken to the hospital following a crash near West Palm Beach.

According to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, crews responded to the area of Southern Boulevard and State Road 7, near Palm Beach International Airport.

Firefighters said a vehicle rolled over and three people were trapped inside.

Crews used extrication tools to get the victims out.

Fire Rescue officials said two men and one woman were taken to a local trauma hospital. Their conditions are unknown.

Drivers are advised to use alternative routes.

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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Four Injured In Two-Vehicle Rollover Crash In Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE, Fl. — Four people were hurt, including a toddler, after a crash in Belle Glade, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

A PBSO report said a Subaru was traveling westbound on West Canal Street at a high rate of speed prior to the incident.  A 2007 Ford semi was also traveling westbound on W Canal Street in front of the Subaru.

The report said the semi was slowing down to turn left to travel north onto NW 13th Street as the Subaru was attempting to pass another vehicle.

The Subaru attempted to re-enter the westbound lanes behind the semi causing a serious collision.

According to PBSO, both vehicles rolled and left the road.

The driver of the Subaru had critical injuries and a passenger in the truck had serious injuries. A passenger in the semi, a toddler, had minor injuries. All three of these victims were taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center via Trauma Hawk.

The driver of the semi was transported to Lakeside Medical Center with minor injuries.

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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Bicyclist Killed In Crash With Vehicle In PGA Boulevard

WEST PALM BEACH, Fl — A man on a bicycle was killed in a collision with an SUV in West Palm Beach.

Police said the crash happened at the intersection of I-95 and PGA Boulevard.

Investigators said a Sport Utility Vehicle made a right turn onto PGA Boulevard and collided with the bicyclist while going about 5 mph.

The bicyclist died at the scene, according to police. It’s unclear what direction the bicyclist was going when he was hit.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has video evidence is being asked to call the West Palm Beach Police Department.

The crash is blocking three northbound lanes on I-95 before PGA Boulevard.

According to the authorities, there is a tractor-trailer involved in the accident.

Drivers can take Military Trail and Alternate A1A as detour routes.

Comments:

Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “That is a very busy intersections and drivers need to pay extra attention for pedestrians and bicyclists in that area.  Please be careful whenever there are bicyclist sharing the road with you as a vehicle driver.  Those on bicycles have rights to the road also.  Let my many years of fighting for the injured help you through this difficult time.  Call for a free consultation.”

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Two People Killed In I-95 Crash In St. Lucie W Blvd

ST LUCIE COUNTY — Two men were killed in a rollover crash that shut down all northbound lanes of I-95 near St. Lucie W Blvd, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened just before the St. Lucie W Blvd exit, according to FHP. Traffic was allowed to pass on the shoulder.

A trailer-truck, driven by a man from Pompano Beach, was heading north on I-95 when he lost control of the truck and hit a vehicle on another lane, according to FHP. The truck started to roll over as it went off the road and onto the right grassy shoulder. The truck landed on its roof.

A 28-year-old man and his brother, 24, died at the scene, according to FHP. Both men were from Pompano Beach.

The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries while a passenger from the other vehicle was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. The other passenger, 32, wasn’t injured.

It’s unclear what caused the driver to lose control of the truck, according to FHP. The crash is still being investigated.

Comments:

Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Driving the speed limit on Florida’s Highways isn’t just the law.  It may save your life by keeping you from being in an accident.  Unfortunately, in our practice, we have seen numerous instances where drivers blatantly violate these regulations, which results in catastrophic consequences.”

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Rollover Crash Near Palm Beach Lakes Blvd And Australian Ave

A rollover crash near the intersection of Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard and North Australian Avenue has caused traffic to back up.

West Palm Beach police are investigating a two-vehicle rollover crash scene where a Nissan Altima flipped over.

Officers were called to a vehicle that had rolled over at the intersection of Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard and North Australian Avenue. They found a man and transported him to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. The man was identified later as a 25-year-old of West Palm Beach.

Several roads were closed as authorities investigated the crash. Drivers were advised to take alternate routes.

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 Dead, 1 Injured In Motorcycle Crash Near West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A man died in a crash that left a young mom hospitalized in critical condition.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office the man, who is originally from West Palm Beach, was traveling on 7th Street at Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard on a motorcycle prior to the crash.

The man was turning left from another street when he drove into the passenger side of a  car.

Both the motorcyclist and his passenger were ejected from the motorcycle.

The man was pronounced deceased at the scene. His passenger was transported to a local hospital where she remains in critical 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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Man, 56, Dies In Tractor-Trailer Crash Near Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — A 56-year-old man died when his car and a tractor-trailer crashed east of Belle Glade, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.

Authorities pronounced a Belle Glade-area resident dead at the scene at the intersection of State Road 80 and Hatton Highway.

A Freightliner truck was northbound on Hatton and started to cross State Road 80 on a flashing red light, PBSO said.

It drove into the path of the victim’s 2017 Chevrolet Impala, PBSO said. The vehicles collided and the Impala became stuck beneath the trailer.

A third vehicle, a Toyota Tacoma SUV, hit the rear of the man’s car.

The driver of the Freightliner, a 39-year-old man of Miami, was not injured, PBSO said. The driver of the Tacoma also was uninjured.

The PBSO crash report does not mention any pending charges in the crash.

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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Man Dies In Crash On Florida’s Turnpike

Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that left one person dead and another seriously injured.

Authorities say that a 28-year-old West Palm Beach man died in the crash along Florida’s Turnpike near Orange Ave. The man, who was driving southbound in a sedan as traffic came to a sudden stop, crashed into the back of an SUV driven by a 65-year-old man who sustained serious injuries.

The impact of the initial crash pushed the SUV into the rear of a third vehicle driven by a 22-year-old man. He suffered minor injuries.

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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I-95 NB Crash in Lake Worth

LAKE WORTH, Fla. — Highway officials are reporting a crash on I-95 North near 10th Ave. in Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, Florida.

According to the Federal Highway Patrol, three right lanes are currently blocked and traffic diverted to alternative routes.

The FHP spokesman stated that drivers should prepare for slowdowns and take Belvedere Rd.

There are no reports yet on how many people were injured. Rescue crews are at the scene of the crash.

This is a developing story. Investigations are pending.

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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