Jacksonville, FL (October 1, 2020) - One person was killed in a crash that took place in Jacksonville on Thursday, October 1st. The crash happened on the East Beltway near Main Street.
The Duval County Sheriff's Office, along with rescue crews, responded to the scene just before 7:00 a.m. According to officials, a total of three vehicles were involved in the accident. There was one fatality reported. It is not clear if any other injuries were sustained. Motorists experienced significant delays and traffic backups near the scene as police and rescue officials worked to clear the roadway. The identity of the deceased victim has not been released at this time.
No further information is available.
A car accident in Florida can result in serious and life-changing consequences. This is particularly the case if you have lost a loved one in the accident. There is nothing more devastating and heartbreaking than the sudden loss of a loved one, especially if the crash was not their fault. Last year in Florida, there were about 3,000 fatal car accidents reported, many of which could have been avoided if the negligent driver has exercised appropriate care and caution.
Our condolences are with the family who lost their loved one in this Jacksonville crash.
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