Palm City, FL (February 18, 2021) - A motorist was killed and two others were injured after a car accident in Palm City on Wednesday, February 17th. The crash took place around 5:20 pm.m on Martin Downs Boulevard near Olympic Club Terrace.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to a report, a 2013 Chrysler sedan was traveling eastbound on Martin Downs when it collided with a 2004 Honda that was attempting to make a left turn onto Olympic Club Terrace. A passenger in the sedan, a 42-year-old man from Port St. Lucie, suffered critical injuries and was later pronounced dead as a result of the crash. Both drivers, a 24-year-old man, and a 43-year-old man from Palm City sustained serious injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
No one involved in the accident has been identified at this time. An investigation is ongoing.
Serious and fatal car accidents in Florida take place each day, multiple times per day. According to statistics, more than 3,000 people lost their lives in Florida car accidents in 2019. Many of these crash victims were injured or killed due to the actions of a negligent driver and were not at fault for the occurrence of the crash.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this car accident in Palm City. We hope that the injured victims are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
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