Four Dead, Five Critical After Car Crash In Palm Beach County
Two Palm Beach County teens were killed when their car veered into oncoming traffic and struck a SUV, cops said.
Five other people were seriously hurt in the smashup in Boca Raton in Palm Beach County.
Three of the teenagers, two boys and a girl, died at the scene. The fourth, the young man who was driving, also died at a local hospital.
A fourth teen in the car was in critical condition at Delray Medical Center. All of the teenagers attended the same high school.
The SUV’s driver, a 33-year-old man and his five female passengers in the SUV, were in serious condition.
One of the fatally injured teens was identified by his heartbroken mom.
“The family is grieving right now,” the mother said.
The surviving teen was identified by friends and a relative.
“We have no idea what’s happened yet,” the surviving teen father, told The Post. “He’s a good kid.”
The actual cause of the crash is still under investigation according to a Florida Highway Patrol sergeant. “We are not certain if alcohol or drugs had a part to play” he added
Anyone with information as to what had caused the crash should contact the Florida Highway Patrol.
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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