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Police: 1 critically hurt in scooter crash on Beach

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was rushed to UF Health in critical condition after the scooter he was riding slammed into the back of a stopped car, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

The 31-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was riding on Beach Boulevard near Forest Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon when he hit a car stopped at the Southside intersection.

Two eastbound lanes of Beach Boulevard at Forest Boulevard were closed while the Florida Highway Patrol investigated.