Jacksonville, FL (July 7, 2021) - A woman is dead and five others injured following a crash in Jacksonville on Sunday, July 4th. The crash took place around 2:00 a.m. on Edgewood Avenue near Shenandoah Avenue.
According to police, a BMW was traveling southbound on Edgewood when the driver lost control and collided with a Chevrolet Suburban before catching fire. A woman in the BMW died at the scene. Three other passengers in the BMW were taken to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. The Chevrolet driver was taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
There is no information on the cause of the accident at this time. An investigation is ongoing.
Each day there are hundreds of car accidents that happen throughout Florida. Many Florida car accidents occur on major streets and highways. High traffic volume, increased speed limits and a larger number of dangerous and reckless drivers all combine to cause a greater risk to all other motorists on the roadway. Drivers should always remember to drive carefully and safely and observe all traffic regulations in order to reduce the chance of being involved in a crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims following this car accident in Jacksonville.
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