Four vehicles were involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon in suburban Lake Worth, leaving a ninety-one-year-old woman in critical condition. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Nelda Dupere, a Royal Palm Beach resident, was transported via Trauma Hawk to Delray Medical Center. The sheriff’s crash report revealed that Dupere was a passenger in a Honda that was struck from behind. It was shortly before 3:30 p.m. when a series of crashes occurred on State Road 7, north of Lake Worth Road.
According to the sheriff’s report, eighteen-year-old Riguel Jasbon, a Wellington resident, failed to stop for slowing traffic on State Road 7. He crashed his 1997 Toyota into the rear of the 2004 Honda where Dupere was located. The impact pushed the Honda forward into a third vehicle and the third vehicle was then thrown into a fourth car. The driver of the 2004 Honda was sixty-four-year-old Karen Amburn, a Royal Palm Beach resident. The sheriff’s office said she suffered minor injuries in the accident. Amburn’s Honda struck Kelly O’Connor’s Honda. O’Connor is a thirty-year-old Delray Beach resident. The driver of the fourth vehicle fled the scene. O’Connor and Jasborn did not sustain any injuries. The two passengers in Jasborn’s vehicle also escaped unharmed. There is no indication at this time that drugs or alcohol were involved in the accident. No charges have been filed and the crash is still under investigation.
Woman, 91, in critical condition after four-vehicle crash on Lake Worth Road, www.palmbeachpost.com July 3, 2013
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