What Is FHP Hiding? State Agency Continues To Hide Names Of Those Involved In Crashes. That Information Is Public.
BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A 63-year-old Miami man is dead following a multi-car crash on I-95 near Glades Road.
It happened at 11:25 Saturday morning.
Florida Highway Patrol continues to not release names of those involved in crashes it handles, in potential violation of Florida Statute 119.
As a result, we are left reporting to you ages and locations without any other identifying information. It’s unclear why FHP continues to be so secretive at a time when most police agencies are working to ensure transparency.
We are providing to you, our readers, the exact information FHP provided to us.
Vehicle 1: a sedan — driven by a 37 year old female from Boynton Beach.
Passenger 1: a female, age 24, of Boynton Beach.
Passenger 2: a male, age unknown, of Boynton Beach.
Vehicle 2: a tractor trailer driven by a 40 year old male from Coral Srpings.
Passenger 1 in the tractor trailer: a male, age 63, from Miami. He is dead.
Passenger 2 in the tractor trailer: a male, age 26, of Fort Lauderdale.
Vehicle 3: A van, driven by a 63 year old male from West Palm Beach.
Using that information, here is the advisory issued by FHP:
Vehicle 01, Vehicle 02, and Vehicle 03 were traveling southbound on Interstate 95 (State Road 9) north of State Road 808 (Glades Road). Vehicle 01 was traveling in the outside center (lane 3). Vehicle 02 and 03 were traveling in the inside center (lane 2)The driver of Vehicle 01 attempted to change into Vehicle 02’s lane, causing Vehicle 02’s front right side to collide with Vehicle 01’s rear left side. The impact caused Vehicle 02 to be redirected in a southeasterly direction, causing Vehicle 02’s left side to sideswiped Vehicle 03’s right side. After impact with Vehicle 03, Vehicle 02 continued in the same direction towards a concrete barrier. Vehicle 02’s front left portion collided with the concrete barrier, causing one of its passengers to be ejected. The passenger from Vehicle 02 succumbed to the injuries suffered by the ejection and was pronounced deceased on scene. This case is pending investigation.
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