Man Killed in Rollover Crash on Florida’s Turnpike
A man in his mid-fifties was killed in a two-vehicle rollover crash on Florida’s Turnpike, Florida Highway Patrol troopers reported.
Florida Highway Patrol and the Palm Beach County Fire District crews responded to the rollover crash on the turnpike. One person died, officials said. One male died at the scene, and another male and a female were taken to local hospitals, according to the Palm Beach County Fire District.
All southbound lanes of Florida’s Turnpike were closed after the wreck near the Indiantown Road exit in Jupiter.
“The fatal rollover crash involving a truck occurred in Palm Beach on Florida’s Turnpike injuring five people. All southbound lanes are blocked,” FHP stated in an official press report.
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said all five people, including two adults and three children, were transported to a local hospital for treatment. No information is immediately available on the identity of the person that was killed.
It’s unclear what caused the wreck but investigations are ongoing.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious rollover accident involving two vehicles, which ultimately, resulted in injuries of five people and the death of one. We wish the victims a speedy recovery and 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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