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Ricardo Grimes Injured After Being Hit By Train On Boca Raton Road

A 35-year-old bicyclist was hit and injured by a train in Boca Raton when he tried to pedal around a flashing train gate, Florida Highway Patrol deputies and police officials said.

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Ricardo Grimes was hit near the Tri-Rail station in the 1700 block of E Boca Raton Road, according to a vehicular homicide report from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Grimes pedaled the wrong way on Boca Raton Road, went around the train gates and was hit by an approaching northbound train, said the post and a Florida Highway Patrol sheriff’s spokesman.

The train clipped Grimes’ back tire, the FHP spokesman said. “The bicyclist’s improper and illegal actions were the sole cause of the crash, he was initially rushed to the Delray Medical Center in Palm Beach County for treatment, where he was listed in critical condition,” the Florida Highway Patrol official said.

Both Tri-Rail and Amtrack tracks remained shut down as the investigation continued, police authorities said.

Anyone with relevant information concerning the crash is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol Department.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in injuries. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Riviera Beach Man Critical After Car Crash With Cops

33-year-old Edward Rocky was driving through this neighborhood at Avenue E and Blue Heron Boulevard when he was T-boned by a SUV going 70 miles per hour in a neighborhood.

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Edward was a new dad and personal trainer living in Riviera Beach, but now, the 33-year-old can’t walk, speak well or eat without the help of his family and mother.

“His 28-year old wife spoke to us over Skype while she takes care of him in Wisconsin.” an FHP officer said.

“I went my whole life making sure he didn’t break a bone just for him to move to another state and get caught up in something that had nothing to do with him,” his wife said.

Edward was on his way to a client for his personal training business when a SUV being pursued by police crashed into him.

In police dash cam video, you can see the suspect’s Chevy Tahoe, crash into Washington’s Mazda Portege. The Chevy was driven by a 23-year old according to the crash report, had run a stop sign.

The crash report shows two officers were pursuing the suspect.

We reviewed the Riviera Beach police policy, which states that in a pursuit, officers can exceed maximum speed limits, so long as they don’t endanger life or property.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in injuries. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Crash Involving A Suzuki Motorcycle Left Four People Injured

The motorcycle passenger in a car crash is on life support, Palm Beach County police and the Florida Highway Patrol officials said.

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A 2007 Suzuki motorcycle carrying two people was southbound at South Dixie Highway and Churchill Road about nine blocks north of Forest Hill Boulevard when a northbound 2003 Ford Taurus turned left in front of it, violating its right of way, police and the Florida Highway Patrol said. The motorcycle struck the right front of the Ford.

The driver of the motorcycle suffered serious life-threatening injuries and the driver of the Ford and one of his passengers were taken to a nearby hospital, police and the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The police statement doesn’t identify any of the passengers and doesn’t say to what hospital the two motorcyclists were taken. It also did not say if any charges have been filed. Although it is the Florida Highway Patrol that claimed it is still trying to discover if alcohol or drugs had a part to play in the Palm Beach County car crash.

Anyone with information should contact West Palm Beach police.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in injuries. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Horrific Fort Pierce Crash Left Multiple Injuries

A woman has been listed in critical condition and a seriously injured man remained trapped following a crash on Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Pierce.

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The man was trapped in a car with serious injuries while the woman was in a critical condition after the crash on Sunrise Boulevard, west of St. Lucie County.

Another three people including a five-year-old girl are suffering minor injuries following the multiple vehicle crash.

Four ambulances are at the scene with a medical rescue helicopter en route from Gold Coast.

“The second vehicle has a female patient in a critical condition and a male patient trapped with serious injuries being assessed and treated,” she said. Passengers in the other vehicle were a five-year-old female with a minor head injuries, a 17-year-old male with chest pain, and a 23-year-old with fractured back bones.

One adult occupant of a second vehicle suffered minor injuries. A five-year-old girl is being treated for head injuries.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, drugs or alcohol may have played a part in the crash.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Man Struck And Injured By Vehicle In Delray Beach

A man has been airlifted to the hospital after being struck by a car in Delray Beach.

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Emergency services received reports a pedestrian had been hit by a car and was trapped underneath the vehicle.

Police have launched an investigation after the man was reported critical when he was struck by a vehicle in Delray Beach Avenue.

Emergency services were called to Delray Beach, near the intersection of Boynton Beach, after the Florida Highway Patrol reported a man had been struck by a vehicle. Traffic and the Florida Highway Patrol officers arrived to find a man, of unknown age, trapped under a vehicle.

Palm Beach County Ambulance paramedics rendered CPR, however, the man died at the scene.

Crash scene investigators are currently on scene investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatality. Police and the Florida Highway Patrol said, the driver of the vehicle was not severely injured during the incident.

She was taken to a nearby hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.

Inquiries into the matter are continuing and a report will be prepared soon.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Four People Injured After 32-Year-Old Woman Caused Car Crash In Martin County

A 32-year-old Boca Raton woman was involved in a horrible car accident just days before she was found unresponsive, face down in her bathtub, according to the Florida Highway Patrol officials.

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Three people were hurt in the Martin County car accident, which happened when the 32-year-old lost control of her Jeep and crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting another vehicle on SE Eaglewood Way in Hobe Sound. Two passengers in her car and the driver of the other car were all taken to the hospital.

She was initially taken to a nearby hospital for treatment for her injuries and had been discharged after a short while.

The 32-year-old has been admitted into the hospital since the accident after being found face down in the bathtub.  Reports have varied on her condition. Some reports, however, claimed the family was going to take her off life support, but later reports from the family suggested she was improving.

It’s not clear what led to the 32-year old being found in that manner and no connection has been drawn to the accident at this point.

Anyone with additional information concerning the cause of the crash is encouraged to contact the Florida Highway Patrol Department.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in injuries. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Martin County Couple Severely Injured In Wrong Way Crash

A young couple was in a wrong-way crash in Martin County when their motorcycle slammed into a Honda Accord, police officials said.

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The 24-year-old motorcyclist, with his 20-year-old girlfriend seated behind him, was whizzing down SW Mapp Road in Palm City against the flow of traffic, cops said.

Suddenly, he crashed into a red Honda Accord heading north on the one-way street.

The couple was pinned under the van and suffered severe body trauma, cops said.

They were rushed to Jensen Beach Medical Center. Both were wearing helmets, cops said.

The 20-year-old girl’s mother was devastated.

“The doctor called me,” she told The Post through a translator. “He said there was a crash. He said she was severely injured and I needed to get to the hospital. I put on my clothes and went in a cab. When I saw her, I started crying.”

The 28-year-old van driver remained on scene.

No arrests were made as the Florida Highway Patrol Department are still investigating the main cause of the car crash, cops said.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in injuries. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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33-Year-Old Woman And A Teen Were Injured After Crash In Lake Worth

A woman and a teen were hospitalized following a motorcycle crash in Lake Worth, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

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The accident happened near Lake Ave. and N. F Street.

According to witnesses, a motorcycle was weaving east on Lake Ave., hit the brakes to avoid a crash and hit the curb, sending the driver, 33-year-old Charlotte King, and her passenger, a 16-year-old Rosemary Brown, to the ground.

Witnesses added that a pickup truck ran them over, leaving Charlotte pinned under the wheel and Rosemary under the frame of the vehicle.

Authorities later confirmed the victims were on a motorcycle and were pinned under a vehicle.

Both patients were extricated from underneath the vehicle by firefighters and transported to a local trauma hospital, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Charlotte King is in critical condition and Rosemary is also in serious condition.

The Lake Worth police department is urging anyone with vital information relating to the crash to contact either the Florida Highway Patrol or the Lake Worth police as the main cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in injuries. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Seven Injured After Four-Vehicle Crash In Palm Beach County

A pair of Palm Beach County teens were badly hurt when a car rammed into them as they were leaving school.

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The female high school students, who are 16-years-old, were standing near NE Jensen Beach Boulevard with two friends as a crash involving four vehicles occurred, according to witnesses and the Palm Beach County Police.

One of the cars jumped off the road, hit a tree, then a pole and then rammed into the group on the sidewalk, a police commissioner told reporters at the scene.

The car then turned over. The girls are both in critical condition and one of them had to be airlifted to the hospital, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.

The other two students, a boy and a girl who are also about 16, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating how the crash happened, the commissioner said. Although it suspects that either drugs or alcohol may have had a part to play in the crash

Three passengers in the car, identified as a 13, 15 and 25, were seriously injured and taken to a nearby hospital, the Florida Highway Patrol officials said.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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Crash On Interstate 95 Leaves Six Injured

Six people were injured in a crash on Interstate 95 near Indiantown Road.

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The 35-year-old Stuart man identified as Nicholas suffered an unimaginable loss when a rear tire on the passenger van he was driving came apart on Interstate 95 near Indiantown Road in Jupiter, causing him to lose control.

The van smashed into the center median before bouncing off and traveling back onto the highway where it was T-boned by another vehicle.

The resulting carnage was horrific. Three of Nicholas’s six children were critical injured at the scene and were taken to local hospitals. Three adults in the van, longtime friends of Nicholas, were also injured.

Nicholas and his 15-year-daughter Veronica also sustained serious injuries but they were not life threatening.

Nicholas was taken to Delray Medical Center, where he was unconscious for three days after the crash. He awoke to find a room full of people, including family and troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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