JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man was killed Monday night in a Southside crash involving two cars, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened just after 10 p.m. on Southside Boulevard near A.C. Skinner Parkway. All southbound lanes of Southside Boulevard were blocked while investigators were on scene.
Troopers said Austin Maurice Keith, 24, was driving a Chevy Malibu down Southside Blvd. when he lost control. His car left the lane and crashed into a Dodge Caliber before hitting a tree.
Keith died of his injuries. His passenger Brian Farlow, 36, was taken to Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. Nicholas Walker, 26, the driver in the Dodge Caliber, was taken to St. Vincent's South with minor injuries.
Multiple rescue crews were sent to the scene.
Troopers say charges are pending and they are working to determine if alcohol was a factor. Everyone involved was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.