A serious vehicle crash closed north and southbound traffic on North Seacrest Boulevard in Boynton Beach Wednesday afternoon, according to the Boynton Beach police department.
As of 3:37 p.m., police say traffic on North Seacrest Blvd. was closed from Boynton Beach Blvd. to the 500 block of North Seacrest Blvd.
According to officials, a gray Mazda 5 van was traveling east on NE 4th Ave and stopped at the stop sign at N Seacrest Blvd. A black Toyota Rav 4 was traveling south on N Seacrest Blvd in the left lane. The Mazda proceeded to make a left turn to travel north on N Seacrest Blvd. when the Toyota SUV struck the driver side front door causing major intrusion into the vehicle door.
The driver of the Mazda was transported to Delray Medical Center in critical condition and later succumbed to her injuries while in surgery.
The passenger of the Mazda was transported to Delray Medical Center as a trauma alert with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the Toyota did not sustain any injuries. The passenger of the Toyota was transported to Delray Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries and was released a short time later.
Anyone who may have witnessed the traffic crash is asked to contact Traffic Homicide Officer Lawrence Rini at (561) 742-6100. Tips can also be submitted via our MyPD app and www.bbpd.org.
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Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area until crews can clear the roadway of vehicles and debris.