Two-Vehicle Crash In Palm Beach County Kills Three And Injures One

Three people were killed in a crash when their vehicle spun out of control and crashed into a truck carrying garbage in Boca Raton, Florida Highway Patrol officials and witnesses said.

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Florida Highway Patrol officials identified the crash victims as driver 32-year-old Benjamin Jakes, 22-year-old Caroline Hobbs and 41-year-old Bethany Richard Kamron.

The truck driver identified as a 46-year-old man sustain minor injuries and was rush to Delray Medical Center for treatment. Florida Highway Patrol officials said, he is still under investigation.

According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, the crash happened along the 3600 block of Boca Raton, north of Okeechobee Boulevard and west of Florida’s Turnpike.

The preliminary investigation showed that a 2003 Nissan 350z driven by Jakes was traveling north on Boca Raton at a high rate of speed when Jakes lost control, entered into a spin and ended up crashing into a truck traveling north in the same street. Jakes, Caroline and Bethany died at the scene.

The Florida Highway Patrol officials disclosed that it is still investigating the crash incident to know if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.


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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