Palm Beach, FL (June 8, 2021) - An elderly man was killed in a crash that took place on South Ocean Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened around 2:00 p.m. near the Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course.
Police say that the 83-year-old man was crossing the road in a golf cart when he was struck by a car. He suffered critical injuries and was taken to a local hospital where he later died. A passenger in the golf cart was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the car remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. The deceased victim has not been identified and there is no word on whether charges are expected to be filed.
No additional information is available at this time. An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
Fatal crashes in Florida occur about once every three hours. When these crashes occur, they often result in the deaths of innocent victims. Last year, more than 3,000 people were killed in traffic accidents that took place in the Sunshine State. A significant number of these victims were killed due to the actions of a negligent driver.
We wish to extend our condolences to the victim's family following this tragic fatal golf cart accident in Palm Beach.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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