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1 dead, 2 hurt in head-on collision on CR-13 in St. Johns County

The road was shut down in both directions following the collision

The scene of a deadly crash on County Road 13 in St. Johns County on Jan. 10, 2020.
The scene of a deadly crash on County Road 13 in St. Johns County on Jan. 10, 2020. (News4Jax)

HASTINGS, Fla. – One person was killed and two more people were seriously injured in a head-on collision Friday night in southern St. Johns County.

According to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, two cars were traveling in opposite directions on County Road 13 South near Hastings around 9 p.m. when one of the cars failed to stay in its lane and hit the other car head-on.

The car that drifted overturned and then caught on fire, killing one person inside, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The two people inside of the other car had significant injuries and were taken to area hospitals.

The 8200 block of the road was shut down in both directions following the collision.

The names of the victims and other details were not released.