Critical Crash On Palmetto Park Road In Boca Raton

Greg Silva | Courtesy Facebook

UPDATE: MARCH 2, 2012 at 9:37PM — We have learned that Greg Silva has died. Among his friends posting on Facebook this hour: “He was the life of the party and always had the best time.” While some may have wished that we ignored facts provided by the police and others in our reporting of this accident, and its back story, we offer our condolences and wishes of peace to his family and friends. All are welcome to post their memories below.

UPDATE: February 29th, 2012 at 3:15PM — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to us a short time ago that their investigation is still open at this time.

UPDATE: February 28th, 2012 at 1:57PM — BocaNewsNow.com has learned that this is sadly appearing to be a story about a system that could have prevented a serious accident, but did not. The driver, 24 year old Abinoam Greg Modesto Silva, has received 7 citations over the past several years, including one for speeding on December 3rd of 2011. He pled not guilty and the case was later dismissed. On January 29th of 2010, he was cited for running a red light. He later pled no contest. In June of 2009 he was cited for possession of alcohol by someone under 21 and was sent to a pre-trial diversion program. Other citations included driving with an invalid license and driving with improper license plates.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A 24 year old Boca Raton resident remains in critical condition after he crashed into a tree — in the median — of Palmetto Park Road near Powerline Road early this morning. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office tells us the accident happened around 4:30 Thursday morning.

The driver, 24 year old  Abinoam Greg Modesto Silva who lives in the 22000 block of SW 65th Terrace in Boca — according to police — was driving at a “high rate of speed” west on Palmetto Park when he lost control of his 2007 Chrysler 300 and plowed into a tree in median near Powerline Road.

He was rushed to Delray Medical Center where he remains in critical condition. Palm Beach County Traffic Homicide investigators are assigned to the case.

 

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