CRITICAL CRASH: Head-On Crash Kills Two On Glades Road
We have learned that a 2nd person has died as a result of this accident. One of the two people transported to the local hospital has died at the hospital. One person is still in the hospital.
According to PBSO, a Nissan Rogue, driven by 36-year-old Daniel Polo, of Buttonwood Lake Drive in Boca Raton, was eastbound on Glades Road approaching the turnpike entrance. At the same time, a Ram truck, driven by 29-year-old Alexander Spandau, of Boynton Beach, was westbound on Glades Road approaching the turnpike entrance. For unknown reasons, Alexander failed to negotiate the curve in the roadway and entered the southbound turn lane then mounted the median and crossed into eastbound traffic. The RAM truck then collided with the Rogue’s front bumper. The RAM spun counter-clockwise 90 degrees upon impact and the Rogue was pushed violently backward.
Boca Post has been told that both the driver and occupant of the Nissan Rogue have died.
Originally reported by Boca Post
BOCA RATON, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — Glades Road was severely backed up for hours following a deadly crash that occurred near the Turnpike in Boca Raton on Tuesday afternoon.
One person was found dead at the scene and two others were badly injured.
Sources close to the incident tell Boca Post that the car accident occurred at around 2:13 PM. It was reported that a truck and another vehicle were involved in the crash. Sources tell us that two young men were transported to a local trauma center with serious injuries.
PBSO is leading the vehicle homicide investigation.
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