Palm Beach Gardens, FL (September 12, 2019) - A pedestrian suffered critical injuries after being hit by a semi-truck in Palm Beach Gardens. The crash happened on Wednesday, September 11th at the intersection of Military Trail and Northlake Boulevard.
According to authorities, 24-year-old Melissa Krupp was crossing eastbound on Military Trail when she was hit by a red semi-truck. Krupp was in a crosswalk at the time of the accident. She was critically injured and was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. The driver of the truck was not hurt and police have not released their identity at this time.
An investigation into the crash remains active. Anyone with information is asked to call the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department at 561-799-4455.
Florida is a dangerous place for pedestrians. Our state led the nation in pedestrian deaths in 2018. In addition to fatal crashes, there are many more pedestrians who suffer serious injuries when they are struck by vehicles.
Each pedestrian accident must be carefully examined to determine fault. In some cases, an expert reconstruction of the crash scene is necessary in order to decide how a particular crash took place. At Rubenstein Law, our trusted Florida pedestrian accident attorneys can help if you have been injured in a pedestrian crash in our state.
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