Boca Raton, FL – Passenger Killed in Crash on Palmetto Park Rd.
Boca Raton, FL (July 3, 2021) – Officials in Boca Raton investigated a fatal crash that took place earlier this week. The accident occurred on Tuesday, June 29th on Palmetto Park Road.
According to officials, a driver was operating a 2015 Mercedes C300 on Palmetto Park when he lost control of his vehicle. The Mercedes left the roadway and collided with a tree before coming to rest on the shoulder. The driver, who was not identified, was taken to Delray Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. A passenger in the vehicle suffered critical injuries and died at the accident scene. The passenger’s identity has not been revealed at this time. Police have not said what caused the accident to occur.
An investigation is underway. There is no word on whether charges are expected. No additional information is available.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the victim’s family following this tragic fatal accident in Boca Raton.
Fatal Car Accidents in Florida
Car accidents in Florida take place hundreds of times per day. According to statistics from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were more than 400,000 crashes reported in our state in 2019. About half of these collisions resulted in some type of injury to one or more victims. No one ever gets into a vehicle expecting to be involved in a collision. The reality is that innocent motorists are hurt each day due to the actions of negligent drivers. Unfortunately, many of these accidents are unavoidable and take place suddenly and unexpectedly.
If you have been involved in a car accident in Florida, you may have certain valuable legal rights. Among these rights is the ability to collect compensation for your injuries. If the accident was not your fault, you could seek to recover damages for lost wages, pain and suffering, medical and prescription bills, and more. The value of your case depends upon several factors, including the nature of your injuries. In cases involving death, wrongful death claims can be filed.
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