One loses life after rear-end wreck in Port St. Lucie 

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – A driver of a 2015 Lexus IS250 rear-ended a 2008 Honda Accord, leading the Honda driver to collide with a tree, claiming the Honda passenger’s life Friday. 

CBS 12 said this collision happened before 2 a.m. on I-95 South in the center lane. Florida Highway Patrol said that after the Honda driver, a 17-year-old boy from Stuart, struck the back of the Honda, he then collided with the east grass shoulder. 

After arriving, first responders took the Lexus driver, a 23-year-old man, to Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital in Port St. Lucie, and the Honda driver and Honda passenger, an 18-year-old woman, to HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital in Fort Pierce.

Just before 3:30 a.m., the woman succumbed to fatal injuries. 

All lanes on I-95 were temporarily closed and have reopened. FHP launched an investigation and has not released other information at this time. 

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Last Updated : June 7, 2024

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