Report says two pedestrians sitting at a bus stop were seriously injured after being struck by a car on Third Street North in Jacksonville Beach.
According to the report, the car crashed into the JTA bus stop in front of Jacksonville Beach City Hall.
Police said, a silver Chevrolet collided with a white truck at 1st Avenue North and 3rd Street North. The Chevrolet then veered east, striking the bus stop and the pedestrians. Three people in the car reportedly ran from the scene but were detained shortly after. The driver was arrested on multiple charges, police said.
From the report, the Jacksonville Beach Police Department blocked off all north and southbound lanes of Third Street between Beach Boulevard and Second Avenue for several hours to investigate the scene.
It was reported that all lanes reopened over five hours later. Police said, the pedestrians are in the hospital but are expected to survive.
The names of the pedestrians and the driver of the Chevrolet have not been revealed at the time of this report.
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