A rollover crash on Wednesday night in Labelle has left a father and his teenage daughter dead.
Officials said the two-car crash happened on Palm Beach Boulevard near Fort Denaud Road.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 38-year-old woman from Alva was speeding eastbound on Palm Beach Boulevard when another car, driven by a 42-year-old man from LaBelle, was backing out of a driveway when the woman’s car slammed into his.
The man had two teenage girls, aged 15 and 13, in the car.
The man and his 15-year-old daughter were thrown from the car after it rolled over and were both pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities rushed the 13-year-old girl and the other driver to the hospital. Both are in critical condition.
According to troopers, no one was wearing a seatbelt.
Troopers are still investigating the crash.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This unfortunate accident happened Palm Beach Boulevard near Fort Denaud Road. Drivers and other road users are advised to maintain the proper speed limits. Our condolence goes to the families of the dead. Deaths sustained in a motor vehicle and motorcycle accident can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day-to-day life.”
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