5 injured in Julington Creek crash, police say

JSO: Gold Escalade hits Mercedes, rolls over, strikes black SUV


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Five people were injured in a three-vehicle crash early Wednesday evening in Julington Creek, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

The crash, which was reported about 6:45 p.m., blocked all lanes of Julington Creek Road at San Jose Boulevard for nearly two hours.

Witnesses told police that a gold Cadillac Escalade was traveling erratically down San Jose Boulevard and turned onto Julington Creek Road.

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Police said the Escalade went into the opposing lane of Julington Creek Road, hit a silver Mercedes, rolled over and struck a black SUV. 

Five people were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, including a 5-year-old child who was transported as a precaution, police said.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the man driving the Escalade "may have had a medical episode."

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