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West Palm Beach and Ft. Pierce

West Palm Beach is one of the main cities in southern Florida, with an estimated population of 104,031. The city is no more than a few blocks wide but over 100 blocks in length because of the vast, dense swampland immediately to the west of the town. West Palm Beach exists in a tropical rainforest climate, that allows for the growth of the palm trees that give the city its name. Fort Pierce is the county seat of St. Lucie County, Florida. As of the census of 2010, there were 41,852 people, 15,170 households, and 9,418 families residing in the city.

Major Roadways

  • Interstate 95 is the main north-south highway on the east coast on the United States, and the major roadway in West Palm Beach.
  • Florida's Turnpike runs mostly parallel to I-95, but splits of towards Orlando at Ft. Pierce.

Transportation

  • Palm Beach International Airport is a public airport that provides air transport to major cities in the eastern US and Canada, and to the Bahamas.
  • A commuter rail line run by Tri-Rail provides transport to Miami and Magnolia Park. A free trolley provides transportation around downtown.
  • Palm Tran runs bus routes witthin the city and to suburban areas within Palm Beach County.

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West Palm Beach and Fort Pierce legal information for accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in West Palm Beach or Fort Pierce, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential personal injury claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

 

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38
Percent of U.S: 
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State: 
Florida

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West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce, FL

Lake Worth drivers concerned about 6th Avenue south Tri-Rail crossing

Residents of Lake Worth are raising concerns over the Tri-Rail crossing at 6th Avenue. WPTV Palm Beach reports that an additional signal delay is causing motorists to take additional risks, despite it being a safety procedure from the rail company itself. The enhanced safety signaling is blamed for causing backups at rush hour, but Tri-Rail has no plans of making a change. Learn more about train accidents here

Most recent accident reports

Elizabeth Arellano Renteria, 21, and Hilda Marisol Medrano, 21 of Okeechobee are dead tonight after a fatal, deputy-involved car crash happened just after 2:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, said a spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol.

Date: 
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Roadway: 
St. Road 70
Type: Car Accident

A motorcyclist was hurt Friday morning in a crash near the intersection of Forest Hill and Southern boulevards.
The wreck occurred at 10:55 a.m., according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

Date: 
Thursday, November 28, 2013

Four people were hospitalized after sustaining injuries in a vehicle rollover accident in Boca Raton Friday night, a spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

Date: 
Thursday, November 28, 2013

-All northbound lanes of Interstate 95 are back open Wednesday morning after an earlier wreck near PGA Boulevard.

The wreck involving multiple vehicles happened around 8:21 a.m.
It's unclear if anyone was injured.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Roadway: 
I-95

A two-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer on southbound Interstate 95 caused traffic delays in Martin County on Tuesday morning.
The wreck occurred at mile marker 93.5 near Hobe Sound around 7:50 a.m.

Date: 
Monday, November 25, 2013
Roadway: 
I-95