All southbound lanes of Philips Highway near I-295 were closed due to a crash between an SUV and a flatbed truck.
A black Ford Escape overtook other traffic when it merged into the outside line of Philips Highway. While switching lanes it crashed into a Freight liner flatbed truck.
The driver of the Escape was listed in critical condition upon arrival of EMS. His passenger was also listed found to be in critical condition. The driver was airlifted to Orange Park Medical Center, while his passenger was airlifted to Memorial Hospital.
This accident occurred in front of Coggin Nissan on the Southside of the highway. Two emergency helicopters landed in the middle of the highway after first responders were able to remove the two victims from the SUV.
Alternative routes are advised for commuters if possible until the roadway is fully clear.
The identities of the victims remain unknown and no further details have been divulged by authorities at the time of this report.
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