A Boynton Beach, Florida collision sent five people to the hospital Friday, press sources indicate. The accident involved two vehicles and occurred on the Florida’s Turnpike. The five injured people were taken to the Bethesda Hospital; information regarding their conditions was not immediately available following the crash. The FHP is currently conducting an investigation to determine what caused the crash. It is unclear whether any of the victims will file for damages. The names of those involved in the crash have not been released.
According to reports, the accident occurred on the Florida Turnpike just two miles north of the Boynton Beach Boulevard exit. The Florida Turnpike, once known as the Sunshine State Parkway, stretches more than 300 miles through 11 Florida counties. The multi-lane Turnpike is difficult to traverse for drivers who are unfamiliar with it. It plays host to dozens of collisions every year.
This latest collision occurred around 5:30 Friday evening. It is unclear what led to the accident, but two vehicles ended up crashing into each other and one of the vehicles came to a rest on its left side. Paramedics arrived on the scene and rushed five victims to the Bethesda Hospital West. It is unclear whether any of the victims sustained life-threatening injuries.
In other accident-related news, Sylvia Gladstone of Boynton Beach was injured when her vehicle rolled over her, sources state. Gladstone, 92, was taken to the Delray Medical Center; her condition was critical following the incident. It is unclear whether Gladstone will be cited in the accident.
Reports say the accident occurred around 12:30 Friday on Victory Lane in suburban Delray Beach. The elderly woman reportedly pulled into a parking space and climbed out of her 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis; however, she did not properly put the vehicle in park. The vehicle began to move and the car door pushed her to the ground. The car then ran over her. According to reports, the vehicle came to a stop with its left tire on top of Gladstone.
Paramedics arrived on the scene and rushed Gladstone to the Delray Beach Medical Center, where her condition remained critical throughout the day. Doctors did not say whether they expect Gladstone to make a full recovery. No one else was injured in the incident.
In even more accident-related news, two people were taken to the hospital following a Jupiter Farms accident on Friday, reports say. The victims were not identified and information regarding their conditions was unknown following the accident. It is unclear what caused the crash.
According to reports, the accident occurred around 4:30 Friday afternoon at the intersection of Indiantown Road and Jupiter Farms Road. While the exact details surrounding the accident are not known, police say three vehicles collided at the intersection. It is not known how many people total were involved in the crash, but two victims were injured and taken to the Jupiter Medical Center; their conditions were unclear following the collision. An investigation is ongoing. It is unclear whether any of the drivers will be cited in the crash.