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Troopers: Scooter rider killed in crash with truck that left scene on Beach Boulevard

A crash was reported Monday night at Beach Boulevard and Interstate 295.
A crash was reported Monday night at Beach Boulevard and Interstate 295. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man is dead after a crash Monday night on Beach Boulevard, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the driver of a scooter was traveling west on Beach, and the driver of a truck was driving from the I-295 southbound entrance ramp onto Beach. They said the driver of the truck collided with the scooter under the overpass, and the driver of the truck left the scene.

Troopers did not have a description of the truck driver. The truck was said to be a gray Toyota Tundra.

The scooter rider who died, a 51-year-old man, was not identified.

All westbound lanes of Beach Boulevard were closed after the crash.