Jacksonville, FL – 1 Killed in Fatal Head-on Collision on FL-115Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (May 4, 2020) – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a fatal head-on collision that took place on FL-115 yesterday morning, May 3.
Police confirmed that the accident took place around 8:20 a.m. when an off-duty officer was traveling west on the Mathews Bridge when he noticed the driver of an SUV driving the wrong direction.
The officer quickly turned around so that he could atop the SUV. However, he was unable to do so in time, which caused the SUV to collide with a vehicle on the bridge. The SUV went under Cesary Boulevard and struck another vehicle head-on.
The drivers of both vehicles were badly injured. The driver who was struck by the first vehicle passed away at the hospital due to their injuries.
Police continue their investigation into the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
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