NOV. 7 — An Acreage man died last Thursday afternoon following a traffic accident at the intersection of Northlake and Hall boulevards.
According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, at approximately 1:35 p.m., a Dodge Ram driven by 36-year-old Karmela Roy was traveling eastbound on Northlake Blvd. as she approached the intersection at Hall Blvd. Meanwhile, a Honda Accord driven by 38-year-old Penni Conroy was traveling westbound on Northlake Blvd. with 76-year-old Thomas Conroy in the passenger seat. According to the report, Roy drifted into oncoming traffic. Several vehicles went off the roadway to avoid a collision, but Roy struck the front passenger side of Penni Conroy’s vehicle. Both vehicles spun, with Roy’s vehicle driving off the south side of the road and into several trees.
Thomas Conroy was pronounced dead at the scene. Penni Conroy, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center where she was listed in critical condition at the time of the report. Roy, who was not wearing a seatbelt, sustained minor injuries and was transported to Palms West Hospital.