Jacksonville, FL - Passenger Killed in Crash on Northbound I-95 near MM 332
Jacksonville, FL (March 2, 2023) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal car accident near Jacksonville on Thursday morning, March 2nd. The crash happened in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 at mile marker 332 near the St. Johns County line.
Officials say that a semi-truck tried to merge onto the northbound lanes of I-95 from an outside shoulder. A box truck was approaching from the same direction and struck the tractor-trailer as it entered the highway. A 31-year-old male from Orlando was a passenger in the box truck at the time of the collision. He sustained critical injuries and died at the accident scene. The driver of the box truck, a 22-year-old Jacksonville man, was seriously injured. The semi-truck driver, a 36-year-old man from Homestead, suffered minor injuries.
There were no other vehicles involved in the collision. None of the victims have been identified at this time.
The accident remains under investigation.
Crashes involving large vehicles such as commercial trucks can bring a substantial amount of destruction and devastation. Semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles can be found on Florida's major streets and highways on a daily basis. Being involved in a Florida truck accident can change the lives of victims and family members forever, as there is a high risk of serious injuries in a collision involving a large and heavy commercial vehicle.
Our thoughts and condolences are with those who were affected by this truck accident in Jacksonville.
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