BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Alleged alcohol or drug use is by 29 year old Jordan Trouf is believed to be a factor in the critical car accident PBSO says he caused at the intersection of Lyons and SW 14th Street mid-day Saturday. Three people, including Trouf, were injured.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says Philip and Joan Eckstein were in their 2015 Toyota Corolla, traveling southbound on Lyons Road and initiating a left turn onto SW 14th Street. Jordan Trouf was traveling northbound on Lyons Road and approaching SW14th and the Ecksteins. According to PBSO:
“As Mr. Eckstein turned, he was unaware of the impending danger from Trouf who was driving faster than the 40 mph speed limit. During the crash, the front of Trouf’s car impacted the right from of the Eckstein’s car. Both vehicles were redirected onto the northeast shoulder of the intersection. All three victims (Philip and Joan Eckstein as well as Joran Trouf) were transported to Delray Medical Center.”
Philip Eckstein, 79, remains in critical condition.
Per PBSO: “Alcohol and narcotic impairment is considered a factor int he actions of the driver of V2 and toxicology is pending.”