JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two people died and another was hospitalized after a crash early Sunday morning at Roosevelt Boulevard and Plymouth Street, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.
The crash happened about 2:20 a.m. near Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Kent Campus.
When police arrived, according to the Sheriff’s Office, one person was dead. The Sheriff’s Office said two other people were seriously injured and were taken to a hospital, where one of them died. The other person was in life-threatening condition at last check, police said.
When News4Jax arrived at the scene after the crash, it happened that emergency responders had to cut into a dark-colored sedan, which was missing its entire top half. Another vehicle -- a white SUV -- had damage to its front bumper. Both vehicles were in the northbound lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard, but JSO did not say how the crash happened.
Traffic in both directions was stopped for hours while police investigated and the debris was cleared.
The JSO Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating. Anyone who witnessed the crash or has any information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500.