JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man was killed and two Middleburg men were seriously injured in a crash Wednesday evening on Interstate 295, just south of Interstate 10, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
According to the Highway Patrol, a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling south on I-295 about 6:35 p.m. when the driver lost control, collided with a guardrail, went over the guardrail and overturned.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 53-year-old Middleburg man, and one of the two passengers were ejected, troopers said.
One of the passengers, who was identified by troopers as 36-year-old Michael Peterson, was taken to UF Health, where he died. The FHP report shows he was not wearing a seat belt.
Troopers said the driver of the pickup and the second passenger, a 44-year-old Middleburg man, were transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
According to the FHP report, the 44-year-old passenger was wearing a seat belt, but it's unknown whether the driver was wearing one.
Troopers said debris from the crash hit a Honda CR-V traveling north on I-295, but the driver of the CR-V was reportedly not injured.
Charges are pending, according to the Highway Patrol.