Delray Beach, FL (February 10, 2019) - A crash involving a pickup truck and a cement truck left two people dead and another injured on Saturday, February 10th in Delray Beach.
The accident took place just after midnight at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Atlantic Avenue. Officials say that the pickup truck driver ran through a red light and collided with the cement truck. The cement truck was attempting to make a left turn when the accident occurred. The pickup continued moving before striking a power pole and coming to rest.
Two people were killed in the crash from inside the pickup and a third was taken to Delray Medical Center in an undisclosed condition. Officers are still investigating the accident and have not released the names of the victims. There is no further information at this time.
Our deepest sympathies go out to the victims and those affected by this accident in Delray Beach. Fatal car accidents take place daily in Florida, about every three hours. Many fatal crashes involve simple traffic violations, such as the failure to stop or yield at a stop sign or red light. These seemingly minor infractions can had irreversible consequences in a matter of seconds.
Car accidents happen suddenly and without warning. You will never feel like you are prepared for the aftermath. However, there is help available to assist you with moving forward. If you or a loved one have sustained injuries due to the negligence of a third party, give us a call at Rubenstein Law. Our Florida personal injury attorneys are standing by to assist you day or night. For your free consultation, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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