Fort Pierce, FL (November 25, 2018) - Five people died in a horrific crash that took place in Fort Pierce on Friday, November 23rd.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the accident around 10:41 pm at the intersection of South 25th Street and Midway Road. Police say that one a vehicle was traveling southbound on 25th Street with a second and third vehicle traveling in front of the first. The first vehicle rear-ended the second vehicle, which then caused a chain reaction crash involving the third vehicle.
The second car erupted into flames as a result of the impact while the first car veered off the roadway. All of the occupants of the second car died, while a driver in the first car sustained critical injuries.
Police have not identified any of the victims from the second car. The crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the deceased victims in this horrific Fort Pierce crash. Fatal car accidents are extremely devastating and difficult for family members who lose a loved one too soon.
Fatal car accidents take place approximately once every three hours in Florida. Many fatal crashes are avoidable and are caused by the negligence of other drivers. In this crash, the issue of negligence will be fully investigated by officers in order to determine exactly how the crash occurred.
If you have lost a loved one due to someone else's negligence, Florida law provides for the possibility of a wrongful death action. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida wrongful death attorneys are here to help during troubled times. We have served injured Floridians and their families since 1988. For a free consultation, call us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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