Monday, May 20

1 dead in crash involving car, pickup truck in Royal Palm Beach

One person died in a crash involving a pickup truck pulling an enclosed trailer and a car in Royal Palm Beach, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

At 2:41 p.m., PBCFR units were dispatched to the 200 block of Ponce De Leon Street for a reported two-vehicle crash with fire, east of State Road 7, the agency said in an inquiry from WPTV. This is near the LaMancha residential neighborhood.

Both vehicles, including the one pulling a landscaping trailer, and an Audi, had extensive damage but there was no fire.

A witness told WPTV reporter Joel Lopez the Audi was going at a high rate of speed when it crashed into the truck.

One person was pronounced dead on scene by paramedics with the vehicle involved not mentioned.

Three other patients, including two in the truck, all met trauma alert criteria with one taken by Life Flight and two by ground to the trauma center.

PBCFR units turned the scene over to PBSO at 4 p.m.

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