Green Cove Springs, FL (August 17, 2021) - A 58-year-old man died following a two-vehicle crash in Green Cove Springs. The crash took place on Blanding Boulevard near State Road 16.
The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a 58-year-old man was traveling south on Blanding in an SUV approaching the intersection with State Road 16. At the same time, a truck was traveling westbound on SR 16. As the truck came to the intersection, the driver ran the stop sign and collided with the SUV. The driver of the SUV died in the crash with the driver of the truck and his three passengers suffered minor injuries. The deceased victim was not immediately identified by police.
Officials are investigating. There is no word on whether any charges are expected.
A Florida car accident can be a life-changing event. According to statistics published by NHTSA, a reportable crash occurs in Florida about once every 92 seconds. When you or a loved one have been affected by an accident, you are likely to feel a range of emotions from anger. to sadness, to frustration. These emotions are especially strong if you have lost a family member in a deadly car accident that was not their fault.
We would like to extend our condolences to the victim's family after this fatal crash in Green Cove Springs.
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