DUI suspect causes fatal Turnpike accident in Davie

DAVIE, FL – A tow truck driver was killed on the turnpike in Davie after being struck by a suspected druck driver, WSVN reports. 

The accident occurred around 5 a.m. in the northbound lanes. The driver of a blue Chevrolet Colorado pulled over to the shoulder with mechanical issues. A tow truck and a family member of the Colorado also stopped on the scene.

A few minutes later, a red truck swerved out of the traffic lanes and struck the tow truck, which then struck the other two vehicles.

The tow truck driver was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center, where he later passed away.

The driver of the truck is believed to have been under the influence of alcohol.

The Davie car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : October 10, 2022

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