Duval County, FL (November 4, 2018) - Deputies with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to a wrong-way crash on US 1 around 9:10 pm on Saturday, November 3rd.
Officers said that a car began traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway. The car collided with a black SUV traveling northbound near the Duval County line. There are several reported injuries from the crash and the victims have been hospitalized for treatment. There is no word on any fatalities at this time.
The northbound lanes of US 1 near Racetrack Road are blocked for a police investigation. The cause of the wrong way crash is not known and there is no further information available at this time.
A reportable accident occurs about every 92 seconds in Florida. Wrong-way crashes are a major cause of serious and fatal traffic accidents in our state. In most cases, wrong-way crashes occur due to impairment of the other driver. Such negligence will give rise to a legal claim for personal injury if the wrong-way driver causes an accident.
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