Jacksonville, FL - A man died when he drove an SUV into a tree, nearly hitting an apartment complex on Hodges near Atlantic.
Jacksonville police are investigating why the man behind the wheel of a Chevy Tahoe lost control around 10 pm Thursday as he was headed north on Hodges Blvd.
The SUV came within 10 or 15 feet of hitting the Crescent Ridge Apartments.
According to JSO, no one else was injured.
BREAKING: #JSO investigating serious crash off Hodges at Woods Park. Once video zooms in you can see vehicle went off the road & crashed into a tree - narrowly missing building at the Crescent Ridge Apartments. NB lanes of Hodges closed. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews @ActionTraffic pic.twitter.com/NpO6k1E7ll— Tenikka Smith Hughes (@TenikkaANjax) February 14, 2020
BREAKING UPDATE: #JSO says one man died in this crash. They don’t know why his SUV went off the road yet. Lieutenant says it crashed into tree about 10-15 feet from an apartment building. @ActionNewsJax @ActionTraffic @WOKVNews https://t.co/Q5xgdLklmV pic.twitter.com/mYfirgl5aB— Tenikka Smith Hughes (@TenikkaANjax) February 14, 2020
#JSO Lt. Nguyen: “Very close to the apartment building. Very fortunate it did not strike it.” Says SUV crashed into tree feet away from an apartment building. Man inside died. Investigation into what caused the crash is underway. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews @ActionTraffic pic.twitter.com/w9vYPkZtlQ— Tenikka Smith Hughes (@TenikkaANjax) February 14, 2020