Head-on crash on Main Street Bridge kills 1, another critically injured

Crash shuts down Main Street Bridge. (Copyright 2021 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – One man is dead and another driver has critical injuries after a Sunday morning crash on the Main Street Bridge.

The fatal crash shut down all lanes of the bridge around 9 a.m. but the bridge was expected to reopen by noon.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, two cars were traveling in opposite directions on the bridge when the driver of a Kia crossed the center line and hit another car head-on. The Kia driver, a man in his mid-20s, died after the crash, JSO said. The other driver, who was in an Infinity, has critical injuries.

The Sheriff’s Office did not release additional details. News4JAX requested the full crash report.