Fort Pierce, FL - One Dead in Tractor Trailer Crash on Turnpike
Fort Pierce, FL (April 3, 2023) - One person was killed following a multi-vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer in Fort Pierce. The crash took place on Monday, April 3rd, around 12:30 p.m.
According to a report from the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, a total of five vehicles were involved in the collision. One of the vehicles was identified as a semi-truck. When police arrived, they found one person suffering from critical injuries. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unclear if any other injuries were reported as a result of the accident.
Police shut down the southbound lanes of the roadway while they investigated the accident. Motorists were diverted onto the exit near the scene. The deceased victim has not been identified.
There is no further information available at this time.
Last year, more than 3,000 people lost their lives in Florida traffic accidents. In many cases, these victims lost their lives because of a crash caused by someone else. Negligent drivers continue to plague Florida's roadways and cause destruction for innocent victims and their families.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to those who were affected by this fatal car accident in Port St. Lucie.
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