According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened at the Woodlake Park Apartments on San Jose Boulevard near Sunbeam Road in the Mandarin neighborhood.
Police say the car was not propped up on jacks, rolled and it pinned the man underneath, causing severe injuries.
The report says the 64-year-old Jacksonville man suffered life-threatening injuries when the car he was working on rolled forward unexpectedly and pinned him underneath.
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said the man and his adult son were working on a Toyota Corolla. However – they were reportedly not using jacks to prop the vehicle up at the time of what appears to be an accident.
Report says at the time police and paramedics arrived, the man was trapped. Once he was successfully extricated from the underneath the car, paramedics rushed him to Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to JSO.
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