West Palm Beach, FL – 63-Year-Old Woman Dies in Crash on Haverhill Rd.
West Palm Beach, FL (August 7, 2021) – A 63-year-old woman was killed in a car accident that took place on Thursday afternoon in West Palm Beach. The crash happened around 12:40 p.m. on Haverhill Road at the intersection with Summit Pines Boulevard.
Police say that a 2017 Hyundai Elantra was traveling southbound on Haverhill approaching the intersection with Summit Pines. At the same time, the driver of a 2003 Ford F250 swerved and collided with the passenger side of the Hyundai. Following impact, the Hyundai was forced into the northbound lanes of Haverhill where it collided head-on with a 2018 Chevy Trax.
The driver of the Trax, Ived Del Valle, of Greenacres, died at the crash scene. The occupants of the Ford were tall taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center with unspecified injuries. There is no word on whether anyone in the Hyundai was hurt.
The crash is still under investigation at this time and charges are pending. There is no further information available.
We would like to offer our condolences to the victim’s family during this difficult time.
Fatal Car Accidents in West Palm Beach
Serious and fatal car accidents take place every day across Florida. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were more than 3,000 fatalities due to car accidents across our state in 2019. These crashes took place on busy highways, city streets, and in quiet residential areas. A car accident in West Palm Beach can certainly alter your life in a matter of seconds and can affect your loved ones in all aspects of their lives. This is especially true when the crash is fatal and results in the sudden and unexpected loss of a family member.
Under Florida law, family members could be entitled to bring a claim against a driver that is responsible for the deadly accident. A Florida wrongful death claim must be filed within a specified time after the crash. Our state’s wrongful death law allows family members to recover compensation for lost wages, pain and suffering, loss of companionship, and potentially more. A wrongful death lawsuit should only be handled by a skilled and experienced lawyer who understands how to help you receive compensation in these difficult cases.
At Boone & Davis Law, we are here for you during your time of greatest need. Our West Palm Beach wrongful death lawyers understand what you are going through and we want to help. We have assisted victims and their families in accident cases throughout South Florida for more than 4 decades. When you need a skilled and aggressive lawyer, we will fight for you every step of the way.
Our team stands ready to assist you at any time. You do not have to fight this battle alone. We will help take the stress off of your shoulders so that you can focus on your family. We provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential clients. To schedule a time to meet with a car accident attorney in West Palm Beach, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at 954-566-9919.
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