jacksonville, florida – Three people were killed and one seriously injured in three clashes in Duval County on Sunday morning.
The crash occurred within 3 hours.
The first crash was just before 2am
The Florida Highway Patrol said a man driving an SUV heading south on the Buckman Bridge ran into the back of a man riding an electric scooter heading in the same direction. , was killed by being thrown from a scooter. FHP said he was not wearing a helmet.
Another person driving a semi-truck ran over debris from the crash, rendering the vehicle unusable, according to the FHP. No one else was hurt.
“Unfortunately it is a tragic night with so many casualties in Duval County. rice field. Robert Peck.
The second crash occurred at 3 a.m. in the Woodstock neighborhood of Macduff Avenue near Commonwealth Avenue, Peck said.
Peck said the semi truck was parked in the shared center turn lane.
Peck said the driver was walking to a nearby house for unknown reasons.
The JSO said a man driving an SUV was traveling in the opposite direction and drifted into its lane. He crashed head-on into the cicada, was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.
In the early stages of the investigation, detectives are looking into whether disability and speed were factors.
Peck said it was too early to tell whether the truck driver would be prosecuted.
“We always tell you to watch your speed, use safety gear, seat belts and motorcycle helmets. Don’t drink and drive. Put your cell phone down. All of the same things we’re talking about are contributing to a lot of the crashes we’re working on,” Peck said.
That final fatal crash happened just over an hour later.
According to FHP, two men from Jacksonville were on Southside Blvd riding a JTB ramp.
The man driving the car ran over his left shoulder, flew off the road, and crashed into a tree.
The man in the front seat died on the spot.
The driver was taken to a hospital and his injuries are not life-threatening.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating two incidents. The incident on Macduff Avenue is being investigated by the JSO.
According to the JSO, McDuff’s crash marks the 165th fatal road accident the agency has worked on so far this year.
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