Lake Worth, FL (November 29, 2018) - Eight people sustained injuries in a head-on crash in Lake Worth on Thursday, November 29th. Police and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue workers were called to the intersection of Donnelly Road and Lake Cascade Boulevard around 6:13 in reference to the collision.
Police report that four people were taken to a trauma unit at a local hospital while three more were taken a non-trauma hospital. One additional victim was treated at the scene and released. At this time, there is no word on the vehicles involved or what may have caused the head-on collision to occur.
Police continue to investigate.
Over 400,000 car accidents will be reported this year in Florida. Over half of all crashes will involve injury while many will involve serious injury. Head-on crashes produce some of the most severe and catastrophic results.
When a head-on crash happens, the police will undertake a thorough investigation in order to determine which vehicle was responsible for causing the crash and the reason why the crash occurred. Some common reasons for a head-on crash include distraction, impairment, and speeding. In any event, the negligent driver will be held liable for their actions in crossing the center line.
When you or a loved one have suffered injuries at the hands of a negligent driver, the Florida car accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law are standing by ready to assist you. We offer free consultations to all accident victims. To speak with an attorney, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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