The Palm Beach Post reports that 68-year-old Boynton Beach resident Richard Bukovec died Sunday morning as the result of his scooter crashing into an SUV the previous day. The accident happened Saturday afternoon on Congress Avenue near Gateway Boulevard in Boynton Beach. He was thrown from his vehicle in the collision. Bukovec was transported to Delray Medical Center but later expired from his injuries.
Local authorities say that Bukovec drove his scooter into the back of a Ford Escape driven by Dawn Shirritm 49, of Lake Worth. She was not injured. Police are still investigating the accident.
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We at DeBerard Injury Attorney want to express our sympathy and condolences to all those affected by this tragic accident. We have seen too many like this over our decades of practice.