1 motorcyclist dead, another motorcyclist seriously injured after crashing into bus on Philips Highway

A picture of the scene on Thursday morning of the bus vs two motorcycle- crash. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 46-year-old man, who was driving a motorcycle, is dead, and a woman, who was also driving a motorcycle, has been seriously injured after crashing into a JTA bus on Philips Highway on Wednesday night, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The bus, with three passengers on board, was making a left onto Phillips Highway from Mustang Road, when two motorcyclists traveling south on Phillips Highway, ran into the bus, FHP said.

No one on board the bus sustained any injuries, but both motorcyclists were taken to the hospital, where the man was pronounced dead, while the woman, who also was driving a motorcycle, was treated for serious injuries, according to FHP.

Charges are pending a traffic homicide investigation, FHP said.