Indian River County, FL (November 30, 2019) - Two men were taken to the hospital following a three-car accident near Vero Beach. The collision was reported on Friday, November 29th at 16th Street
According to reports, a Volkswagen Jetta, Ford Ranger, and GMC Sierra pickup truck were involved in the accident. The crash occurred when the driver of the Jetta failed45 to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with 74th Avenue. The Jetta collided with the Ford Ranger. The Ranger then struck the GMC Sierra in a chain-reaction style crash. Both injured victims were taken to the hospital via ambulance. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Police have not released the identity of the victims.
There is no further information available at this time.
A reportable accident occurs in Florida about every 92 seconds. The cause of each car accident must be carefully determined by the authorities. In this crash, it appears as though the driver of the Jetta was negligent by failing to stop at a stop sign. Failing to stop and failing to yield are among the most common causes of serious and fatal accidents throughout our state. We hope that the victims who were injured in this collision make a complete and speedy recovery.
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