Florida Highway Patrol has reported an accident involving five cars on the I-295 Highway. Due to this fatal incidence, all lanes has been reportedly blocked.
Report says authorities seen on the crash site are diverting vehicles off onto an exit ramp. Florida Highway Patrol advise drivers traveling along this highway to expect delays.
According to the report from Florida Highway Patrol, one person is dead in the fiery accident on I-295 N just south of St. Johns Bluff at Beach Boulevard.
According to the crash report by Florida Highway Patrol, 60-year-old Edwin Harwell of St. Augustine lost control of his vehicle. Then, this started a chain reaction crash involving four other vehicles. Report says A 10-year-old girl in a Ford Fusion was hurt and a 34-year-old woman driving a Toyota Corolla also suffered minor injuries.
Florida Highway Patrol reported that no one was taken to the hospital for further medical treatment.
Harwell was cited for careless driving, troopers said. In a tweet uploaded on FHPJacksonville, it was stated the “All lanes have since reopened after backups lasted more than three hours.”
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash: “This is a unfortunate and fatal accident that involved five vehicle on a Jacksonville highway. We hope that everyone involved in the deadly accident has a speedy recovery. If you were hurt in a collision that was caused by another person, you most likely will be entitled to compensation for medical costs, property damage, lost wages and pain and suffering. Make sure you have an experience personal injury attorney on your team through this difficult and complicated process.”
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