JACKSONVILLE, Florida – A Jacksonville woman is dead and a young child is injured after an accident on I-10 early Thursday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Soldiers say just before 1:30 a.m., a black car was traveling north on I-295 exit to I-10 East when it pulled into the median, hit a concrete post, and stopped in the middle east lane came I-10.
A beige car traveling east on I-10 ran into the black car, causing “serious damage” to both cars, FHP said.
The driver of the black car, a 37-year-old Jacksonville woman, was killed in the accident. According to the authorities, the seven-year-old passenger in the car was seriously injured.
The other driver, a 34-year-old Jacksonville man, was also seriously injured. Police say he was buckled up.
It is not known whether the woman and child were wearing seat belts.
Original story below:
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, at least one person was killed in an accident on I-10 in an easterly direction early Thursday morning.
All eastbound lanes on I-10 off Lane Avenue on I-295 have been closed, but have since reopened, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said shortly after 7 a.m.
Action News Jax reporter Alicia Tarancon is live near the crash site with the latest FOX30 news.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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