Greg Yutuc, 22, was killed after he was ejected out of the vehicle due to a three-vehicle collision on I-295 just west of Buckham bridge in Jacksonville.
According to the Highway Patrol, a Pontiac G6 traveling south on I-295 struck the rear of a Hyundai Elantra. Troopers said the driver of the Pontiac then steered into the direct path of a Toyota Sienna, causing the Toyota to overturn and cross the guardrail into the northbound lanes.
Troopers say Yutuc, a passenger in the Toyota, was ejected and died at the scene. Report shows he was not wearing a seat belt.
Additionally, Yutuc’s father was taken to Orange Park Medical Center with serious injuries. His mother, who was driving the Toyota, and a 10-year-old passenger were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. A 20-year-old passenger was not injured but was also taken to the hospital.
Meanwhile, the 21-year-old woman who was driving the Pontiac and the 22-year-old passenger in the Hyundai were hospitalized with minor injuries. The driver of the Hyundai was reportedly not injured.
Troopers say they are still investigating why the Pontiac hit the Hyundai. Charges are pending, according to the Highway patrol.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash: “This is a tragic accident here in Jacksonville. When there is a traffic fatality local police will typically do a very thorough analysis of the scene. They will collect evidence that will help with liability. The reports generally will include photographs, measurements and final resting points. These fatality reports generally take longer to get a copy of, but the information provided will assist all parties involved in the accident. Our heartfelt sympathies to the person who died in this crash. We also hope that the other injured people have a speedy recovery from his injuries.”
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