Two people lost their lives and a third was hospitalized following a serious crash in West Palm Beach. The crash occurred on September 4, near the popular Palm Beach Outlets mall.
According to police reports, the accident occurred just after 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Forum Place and Congress Avenue. A Toyota Rav 4 was traveling northbound on Congress Avenue at the same time a Honda was traveling southbound on the same street. One of the drivers lost control of their vehicle, causing a head-on collision.
Police did not provide more accurate details. It was known that one person died on scene and another passed away at a local hospital. Both of these people were in the same vehicle. The driver of the other car was taken to the hospital and expected to recover from their injuries.
After the accident, the intersection was closed as police conducted their investigation. The road was closed for several hours, causing drivers to find alternate routes of travel.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a vehicle accident in West Palm Beach, you have legal rights. When another person is found to be at fault for your accident, you may be entitled to a variety of compensations. The at-fault driver may be legally required to make restitution for your financial expenses including medical costs, lost wages and more. Call our office today to schedule a free case evaluation and let us help you determine the best next steps for your unique situation.