Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office responds to crash on South Jog Road. Lawrence Hirschfield made an illegal turn and caused accident.
A 92-year-old suburban Lake Worth woman died because of significant of injuries that she suffered in a multiple-vehicle crash, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.
Filomena Adair was a passenger in a 2015 Kia that crashed into a 2016 Honda CR-V at the intersection of Fountains Circle and South Jog Road.
The crash took place after Lawrence Hirschfield of Lake Worth pulled the Honda he was driving northbound on Jog Road in front of the Kia while attempting to make an improper left-hand turn from an inside lane onto Fountains Circle, PBSO said.
The Kia, also headed north on Jog Road, slammed into the Honda, causing a “violent crash,” according to PBSO.
Hirschfield, 74, sustained minor injuries. Martin Richter of Port St. Lucie was driving the Kia and also sustained minor injuries as did Gail Adair, 69, a second passenger in the Kia, according to the report.
After crashing into the Honda CR-V, the Kia veered into a 2000 Toyota pick-up that was stopped at an eastbound traffic light on Fountains Circle. Manuel Euceda, 43, of West Palm Beach was inside the Toyota and sustained minor injuries, the sheriff’s office said.
Attorney Jason Weisser of Shuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash. “This is a tragic crash and our sympathy for the family of Filomena Adair. Please be careful whenever you are behind the wheel of a car and be sure you are not making illegal turns”.
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