West Palm Beach, FL (January 11, 2021) - A 57-year-old woman from West Palm Beach died in a crash along Florida's Turnpike on Sunday. The crash happened around noon near Donald Ross Road and mile marker 112.
The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the crash scene. Troopers say that the deceased victim was traveling southbound when traffic slowed in front of her. The woman failed to slow her vehicle and crashed into the back of an SUV driven by a 70-year-old man from Pembroke Pines. The man suffered serious injuries in the accident. The crash caused a chain-reach accident with a third car. The driver of that car sustained minor injuries. No one involved in the crash has been identified.
An investigation is ongoing. There is no additional information available.
Florida experiences approximately 400,000 reportable car accidents every year. Of this number, approximately 250,000 crashes will cause injury to the victim. Some common types of injuries sustained by car accident victims include broken bones, head trauma, neck, and spinal cord injuries, scars, disfigurement, and death. A Florida car accident can certainly change your life for the worst in a matter of seconds.
We offer our condolences to the victims and their families following this car accident in West Palm Beach.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and 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 for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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