Jacksonville, FL (July 19, 2020) – In the early morning hours of July 19th, one man lost his life in a fatal rear-end collision on Interstate 10 in Jacksonville.
Florida Highway Patrol and emergency medical personnel responded to the scene of the crash that took place on Interstate 10 near Chaffee Road around 2:00 a.m.
According to an accident report completed by local police, a 36-year-old Middleburg man was traveling east on Interstate 10 in his van when he was struck from behind by a 37-year-old man in an SUV.
The strength of the impact caused the van to spin out of control, go off the side of the road, flip over, and eventually eject the 36-year-old driver from the vehicle.
The driver of the van was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision.
The SUV driver suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene of the crash.
No further details have been released regarding the crash or its surrounding circumstances.
An investigation into the circumstances of the crash will be completed by local authorities.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
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