According to the PalmBeachPost.com, Jay Jonas, 27, of Delray Beach, was killed Monday night in Boca Raton as the result of the motor scooter he was on colliding with another vehicle. The time was approximately 9:30 PM.
Authorities with the city police state that the accident happened in the 7500 block of the North Dixie Highway. As they relate, Jonas was proceeding southbound on the Highway when he entered the Hidden Valley Boulevard intersection.
At this point, nineteen year old resident of Boca Raton, Drew Leitner, was driving north on Dixie, attempting to turn west onto Hidden Valley.
The outcome was that Jonas’ scooter and Leitner’s vehicle collided in the middle of the intersection.
Jonas was taken to the hospital as a trauma patient and died there later on. Leitner was not injured.
The accident remains under investigation.
Everyone at DeBerard Injury Attorney are saddened and troubled by this terrible accident. We commiserate with the friends and family of the victim. In the case of a fatality caused by negligence, a wrongful death claim might be possible in which the victims’ family may be entitled to compensation.