Jacksonville, FL (April 5, 2019) - A 23-year-old man is dead following a wrong-way crash on US-301. The crash happened near Maxville just before midnight.
Police say that 87-year-old Conrad Belluomo was traveling in a pickup truck. Belluomo, for unknown reasons, was driving northbound in the southbound lanes. He collided with another pickup truck head-on. The driver of the second truck, who has not been fully identified, died at the crash scene. Belluomo was transported to UF Health in Jacksonville for treatment of serious injuries. A third car was struck by debris from the crash but no additional injuries were reported.
All lanes of US-301 remained closed until around 1:00 a.m. Charges are pending in the crash according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family of the victim in this horrific US-301 crash. A fatal accident will be reported in Florida approximately every three hours. The sudden nature of these tragic events is always devastating for the friends and loved ones who are forced to cope with the aftermath. Losing a relative to a Florida car accident is one of the most heartbreaking things that a family will ever go through.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida wrongful death attorneys are here to help when your loved one has been taken too soon by the negligence of another driver. While we certainly understand that no amount of money will ever bring back your family member, financial compensation can help ease some of the burdens on you during this difficult time. We are here 24/7. For your free consultation, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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