Boynton Beach, FL – Two Killed in Crash on Turnpike near Mile Marker 84
Boynton Beach, FL (July 25, 2021) – Two people were killed following a car accident in Boynton Beach on Thursday, July 22nd. The crash took place around 8:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike near mile marker 84.
According to a report from the scene, a truck was traveling on the Turnpike when the driver failed to slow for traffic in front of him. The truck went over a concrete bridge and came to rest in a canal after striking two other vehicles. The truck driver, a 66-year-old man from Hialeah, died at the scene. A 42-year-old woman from Loxahatchee was killed after her car was hit by the truck. A 37-year-old woman from Royal Palm Beach sustained minor injuries. None of the victims have been identified at this time.
The southbound lanes of the Turnpike were closed while police investigated at the scene. Motorists were advised to find alternate routes of travel.
There is no additional information available at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Boynton Beach
A Boynton Beach car accident can turn your life upside down in a matter of seconds. Whether you are a victim or a family member of a victim, a crash can cause you to experience severe pain and grief. This is especially true if your loved one was killed as a result of the collision. Every year across our state, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents. In 2019, more than 3,000 people tragically lost their lives in crashes on Florida’s roadways. A substantial number of these victims were killed in collisions that were not their fault.
If you have been affected by a car accident in Boynton Beach, you could have valuable legal rights. In cases where a fatality is involved, you could be entitled to bring a wrongful death claim against the negligent driver. Wrongful death actions are governed by state law and involve a complex process that should only be handled by a skilled and experienced attorney. During this time, your focus should be on your family and you should not have to worry about the details of a legal claim.
Here at Boone & Davis Law, we stand ready to help during your time of need. From our office in Fort Lauderdale, we proudly serve clients throughout the South Florida region. For nearly four decades, our team has stood up for the rights of innocent crash victims. During this time, we have successfully recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for our clients.
Our team is here and standing by to take your call. Our team of Boynton Beach wrongful death attorneys can help you receive the recovery that you deserve. We offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. During the consultation, we will discuss your rights and the different avenues that can be taken for handling your claim. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please reach out to us via the link on our website or give us a call at 954-566-9919.
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