Teen Severely Injured In Three-Car Crash On Indian River County Highway

A teen driver speeding on Indian River County Highway was severely injured when he sparked a horrific three-car crash, Florida Highway Patrol said.


An 18-year-old was behind the wheel of his 2002 Honda Accord traveling west on Indian River County Highway when he came upon stopped traffic and suddenly slammed into a tractor trailer, Federal Highway Patrol said.

The 18-year old teen then lost control of his car spinning into a guardrail before bouncing off and striking a white Toyota RAV4, according to Federal Highway Patrol.

The teen, from Claremont Village, was rushed to a hospital in the Indian River County and his 17-year-old male passenger was rushed to Delray Medical Center in critical condition, Federal Highway Patrol said.

The 66-year-old man driving the tractor-trailer driver and the 29-year-old man at the wheel of the Toyota were also severely injured.

The accident is still under investigation at this time.


Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving three vehicles, which ultimately, resulted in severe injuries to the accident victims. 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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