2 injured, 1 critically after crash on Beach Boulevard

Two drivers involved in serious crash on Beach Boulevard. Both drivers weren't wearing seatbelts.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two people were injured, one critically, after a crash at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Peach Drive on Jacksonville’s Southside just after midnight.

Police didn’t say how the crash occurred other than to say a Volvo traveling south on Peach Drive collided with a Ford heading west on Beach Boulevard.

The driver of the Volvo was ejected from the vehicle and is in critical condition with a life-threatening head injury, according to police. The driver of the Ford had only minor injuries.

Police said neither driver was wearing seatbelts.

JSO said speed may have been a factor and also investigating if alcohol or drugs could have contributed to the crash.

All eastbound lanes were closed until just before 6 a.m.

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