Rollover Crash Results in Two Airlifted in Martin County, Florida


May 01, 2019

MARTIN COUNTY, FL. – According to an online news story reported at tcpalm.com, a rollover vehicle crash resulted in two people being airlifted from the scene in Martin County, Florida. One of the victims who was airlifted from the scene was a child. It appears the accident involved only one vehicle and was caused by a tire blowout.*

The accident took place on the morning of April 29 on Interstate 95 in Martin County. Florida Highway Patrol and TC Palm report that at about 8 a.m. that day, a 2003 Dodge Caravan was traveling on I-95 and experienced a tire blowout near the area of State Road 76. It is not clear what direction the vehicle had been traveling. 

The blowout affected one of the rear tires, and it caused the vehicle to roll over. Florida Highway Patrol did not provide information about what led to the tire blowout. No other vehicles were involved.

Four people were inside the vehicle at the time, including two children, all of whom were from Port St. Lucie, Florida. TC Palm reports that a 25-year-old woman who had been driving the Dodge and an 11-year-old boy were ejected from the vehicle during impact. 

They were both seriously injured, according to TC Palm, and flown from the scene to St. Mary’s Medical Center, where their current conditions are not known. Troopers reported that they were both wearing seat belts.

The two other passengers in the Dodge included a 35-year-old woman and a 5-year-old child. It is not clear from the TC Palm report whether these two were injured in the wreck. Troopers said they were also wearing seat belts. 

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Source:https://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/local/martin-county/2019/04/29/crash-interstate-95/3614509002/

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