West Palm Beach, FL (December 26, 2020) - Police in Palm Beach County responded to the scene of a fatal car accident on Christmas Day. The crash happened at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Forest Hill Boulevard.
According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling southbound on Congress when it failed to stop for a red light at the intersection with Forest Hill. The two vehicles collided with one another in the intersection. The driver of the first vehicle and a passenger in the second vehicle were both killed in the crash. Three passengers in the second vehicle were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. A fourth victim was treated for minor injuries. None of the crash victims have been identified by the FHP at this time.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing. There is no further information available.
Car accidents in Florida take place about every 90 seconds. This means that no matter where you are, you are at risk at all times while on the roadways. Due to the prevalence of negligent drivers in Florida, a car accident can take place anywhere and can result in devastating injuries for victims. In the worst-case scenario, innocent lives can be lost as a result of the careless actions of others.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the families affected by this tragic fatal accident in West Palm Beach. We hope for the injured victims to make a complete and speedy recovery.
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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