Jacksonville man dies in Southside Boulevard crash near JTB

Southside Blvd northbound on ramp to JTB eastbound (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Fire and Rescue reported a deadly crash on Southside Boulevard heading northbound on the ramp toward JTB Eastbound.

The accident happened just after 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

According to JFRD, one person was confirmed trapped and another died.

According to Florida Highway Patrol investigators, two men were traveling in a Toyota Camry east on JTB on the exit ramp from State Road 115 northbound. The driver then traveled onto the left shoulder of the exit ramp and left the road. The vehicle continued across the grass shoulder into the tree line and hit a tree, FHP said.

The passenger, a 38-year-old man from Jacksonville, died at the scene.

The 25-year-old driver suffered serious injuries, FHP said.

No other information was immediately available.

The exit ramp in the area was closed for investigation.