1 dies, 1 critical after 3-vehicle crash on Busch Drive

Florida Highway Patrol says one car failed to stop at intersection


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was killed and a woman critically injured Thursday afternoon when a driver failed to stop at the intersection of Busch Drive and Gun Club Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said a St. Marys, Georgia, woman driving a Chevrolet Malibu ran a stop sign on Gun Club Road at 3:30 p.m. and hit the front end of a 2012 Dodge Journey driven by Jean Loreston, 49, of Jacksonville.

The collision caused both cars to turn clockwise and Loreston's Dodge traveled into the path of another vehicle, where it was struck again and become airborne, landing on top of the Malibu, according to the FHP.

Loreston was transported to UF Health Jacksonville, where he died. His passenger, Marie Loreston, 43, was also taken to UF Health with critical injuries.

The driver of the Malibu, Katrina Porter, 23, was not injured. According to the FHP report, charges are pending.

Troopers said the driver of a Chevrolet Silverado received a minor injury and was also treated at UF Health Jacksonville.