2 semis, 20 cars involved in multiple-collision crash on I-295 on the Westside

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Several multi-vehicle crashes involving two semi-trucks and multiple cars happened Sunday afternoon on I-295 south near the Morse Avenue overpass, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue responded to the crash on Jacksonville’s Westside around 1:15 p.m.

The FHP said after an investigation, it learned that the initial multiple-vehicle crash resulted in five additional crashes involving a total of 20 vehicles.

JFRD said four people were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Two of those people had to be extricated from their vehicles.

According to Department of Transportation videos, traffic was routed to the 103rd Street exit to avoid the crash.

FHP is still investigating what caused the collisions.

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