St. Lucie County, FL (November 17, 2020) - Two women were killed in a car accident that took place on Interstate 95 in St. Lucie County on Monday, November 16th. The crash happened on I-95 near mile marker 115 around 9:50 p.m.
According to a report from the scene, a 21-year-old woman from Jupiter was driving a sedan southbound on I-95 when she lost control of her vehicle, causing the car to leave the roadway and strike a tree. The driver and her 19-year-old female passenger were killed in the crash. Neither of the motorists have been identified at this time. There is no word on what caused the accident to occur.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the accident at this time. There is no further information available.
A car accident in Florida can result in devastating consequences in a matter of seconds. Due to the presence of negligent drivers on our roadways, serious and fatal crashes take place each day, multiple times per day. Sadly, 3,000 people were killed in Florida car accidents in 2019 and many of them lost their lives due to the careless actions of others.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this tragic crash in St. Lucie County.
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 or personal injury that are 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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