Drunk driver causes wrong-way collision in Martin County

MARTIN COUNTY, FL – A suspected drunk driver was responsible for a wrong-way collision in Martin County last weekend, WPBF reports. 

The incident occurred in the southbound lanes of US 1 near Osprey Street. The suspect was traveling north in the southbound lanes when the struck another vehicle.

The driver of the southbound vehicle was able to take evasive maneuvers that prevented a head-on collision and miraculously survived the crash.

Police subpoenaed blood tests and determined that the wrong-way driver was intoxicated and plan to make a DUI arrest.

The West Palm Beach car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : December 2, 2021

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