The driver of a motorcycle was killed when he was involved in an accident with a school bus in Greenacres close to West Palm Beach.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017: First responders were called to an accident that was the scene of a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and school bus at the intersection of Forest Hill Boulevard and and Jog Rod.
The crash occurred during rush hour right around 7:25am. The accident was so large it closed all eastbound lanes of Forest Hill Boulevard.
Greenacres Fire Chief, Mark Pure confirmed the motorcyclist died in the wreck.
There were four children on the bus and a driver. None were injured, according to authorities.
The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet, Fire Rescue crews said, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The motorcycle briefly caught fire. It appears emergency responders had to use to foam to extinguish a fire on the motorcycle. The identity of the victim has not been released.
Please avoid the intersection of Jog Road and Forest Hill Boulevard and take an alternate route while the accident scene is being investigated and cleared.
Attorney Jason Weisser of Shuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck comments on this accident: “Unfortunately this is another fatal motor cycle accident we have seen on our streets here in Palm Beach County. It is another reminder for us To be extra cautious with motorcycle riders because of the inherent dangers that are involved when they are in an accident”.
Jason Weisser is a personal injury attorney specializing in all types auto and motorcycle accidents. For more information and to find out what rights you have contact him at Shuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck. He is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a Civil Trial Lawyer. Mr. Weisser is actively involved in Civil Trial Litigation specializing in wrongful death from Traffic Accidents. He also is an expert on Medical Malpractice, Class Action litigation, Trucking Accidents, Maritime Actions, Products Liability, Consumer Law and Motor Vehicle Accidents. https://www.shw-law.com/attorneys/jason-d-weisser/