Woman Dead, 7 Kids Injured In 3-Car Pileup In Palm Beach County
A woman was killed and seven children injured after a three-vehicle accident in Palm Beach County, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
A 2003 black GMC Envoy SUV was traveling south on 130th Street when it collided with a green 1995 Chrysler that was heading east on Highland Beach in Palm Beach County, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The Chrysler then spun out and hit a white box truck that was heading east on Highland Beach Avenue.
A 53-year old woman, who was in the front passenger seat of the Chrysler, became pinned under the driver’s side of the box truck and was declared dead at Delray Medical Center The 30-year-old driver was also taken to Delray Medical Center where she is listed in stable condition, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
The 53-year-old driver of the SUV, along with seven child passengers from 7 to 12 years old, were taken to another hospital in Palm Beach County for minor injuries, while the 55-year-old truck driver was treated at the scene, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
It remains unclear whether there was any criminality and police are still investigating the incident.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident involving two vehicles, which ultimately, resulted in the death of a woman and caused injuries to seven children. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident so that the family and friends of the victim can get justice and have a closure. 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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