Five Critically Injured After 53-Year-Old Drove The Wrong Way And Triggered A Three-Vehicle Crash In Palm Beach County
A Palm Beach County woman is clinging to life after she drove the wrong-way on the FDR, injuring five others, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
The three-car accident on the highway happened opposite Delray Beach near East 23rd Street according to witnesses and Florida Highway Patrol officials.
The 53-year-old woman was driving southbound in the northbound lane on the FDR when it collided with two other vehicles, Florida Highway Patrol Officials said.
She suffered critical injuries and a friend sitting in the passenger seat escaped with minor injuries, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
A police source said, the driver was confused and accidentally got on the highway heading the wrong way.
Four other people were injured in the accident, all five were taken to Delray Medical Center. One person refused medical attention at the scene, Florida Highway Patrol Officials said.
All vehicles remained at the scene, cops said.
The Florida Highway Department said, the cause of the crash is still under investigation and urges anyone with information relating to the crash to contact the Department
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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