JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Jacksonville woman is dead and a young child is hurt after a crash early Thursday morning on I-10, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers say just before 1:30 a.m., a black car was traveling on the I-295 northbound exit ramp to I-10 East when it drove into the median, hit a concrete pole, and came to a stop in the center eastbound lane of I-10.
A tan-colored car that was traveling eastbound on I-10 ran into the black car, which caused “heavy damage” to both cars, FHP said.
The driver of the black car, a 37-year-old Jacksonville woman, was killed in the crash. Authorities said the 7-year-old passenger of the car was seriously hurt.
The other driver, a 34-year-old Jacksonville man, was also seriously hurt in the crash. Troopers say that he was wearing a seat belt.
It’s unknown if the woman and child were wearing a seat belt.
Original story below:
At least one person is dead in a crash that happened on I-10 eastbound early Thursday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
All eastbound lanes on I-10 before Lane Avenue at I-295 were closed, but have since reopened, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office announced just after 7 a.m.
Action News Jax reporter Alicia Tarancon is live near the crash site with the very latest on FOX30.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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