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JSO-involved crash sends 4 to hospital

Officer, 3 other people all suffered non-life-threatening injuries

A JSO officer and three other people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, following a crash at the intersection of  Soutel Drive and Ribault Avenue.
A JSO officer and three other people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, following a crash at the intersection of Soutel Drive and Ribault Avenue. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A police officer and three other people were taken to a hospital following a traffic crash Saturday evening at the intersection of Soutel Drive and Ribault Avenue, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators said a JSO officer was driving west on Soutel Drive around 9 p.m. when his patrol car was struck by a vehicle traveling east on Soutel Drive. The other vehicle was making a left turn onto Ribault Avenue when the incident happened.

The officer and three people in the other vehicle were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating the crash.