West Palm Beach, FL – One Killed, One Hurt in West Gun Club Rd. Collision
West Palm Beach, FL (April 18, 2021) – Police in West Palm Beach responded to a crash that left one person dead on Friday afternoon. The collision was reported around 5:35 p.m. at the intersection of Gun Club Road and South Congress Avenue.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, along with rescue workers, responded to the crash scene. According to a report, a vehicle was traveling on Gun Club Road when the driver abruptly lost control of the car causing it to leave the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree before coming to rest. One person was pronounced dead at the accident scene while a second was taken to a trauma center for treatment of serious injuries. The identities of the victims have not been released at this time. There is no information on what caused the crash to occur.
The PBSO is currently conducting an investigation into the crash. No additional information is available.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the victims and their families following this tragic car accident in West Palm Beach.
Car Accidents in West Palm Beach
According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were approximately 400,000 reported car accidents in Florida in 2019. From this number, more than 200,000 people sustained injuries, many of them serious injuries. The overwhelming majority of car accidents in Florida are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. These drivers can change the lives of innocent motorists in the blink of an eye. Speeding, distraction, impairment, and reckless driving all play a role in many car accidents in our state.
Under Florida law, you could be entitled to compensation if you have been injured in a West Palm Beach car accident that was not your fault. A car accident victim may be entitled to recover compensation, including reimbursement for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical and prescription costs, and possibly more. An injured crash victim should never have to pay out of pocket for their injuries when the crash was not their fault. Finding an experienced car accident lawyer who will fight for the compensation that you deserve is an important step in making sure that your case is handled properly.
At Boone & Davis Law, our team brings more than 35 years of experience to each case. We have experience in the courtroom and also in negotiating a favorable outcome with the insurance company. Since the beginning, our Palm Beach car accident lawyers proudly served the citizens of Palm Beach County and other neighboring communities in South Florida. From our office in Fort Lauderdale, we represent Floridians who have suffered injuries due to the careless or reckless actions of others and we would be honored to serve you as well.
We are here to help you get started on your path to recovery. Our firm provides a free initial consultation and case evaluation for all potential clients. After that, we will handle your case on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you do not owe an attorney fee until the case is complete and we have obtained a recovery for you.
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