1 dead, 1 seriously injured in head-on, wrong-way crash on I-295

Man driving in wrong direction hit woman head-on, FHP said

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 30-year-old woman is dead after a head-on collision crash on I-295 at Duval Road Tuesday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The FHP report said the woman was headed south on I-295 when a Sedan — traveling in the wrong direction on I-295 — crashed into her. The impact sent both vehicles spinning and the car flipped, landing on its right side.

The 57-year-old man driving the car was seriously injured. He was wearing a seat belt.

It’s unknown if the woman was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, FHP said. The report did not indicate if she died at the scene or at a hospital.

Note: This story previously stated false information about which driver was traveling in the wrong direction. This story has been updated to reflect accurate details from the FHP report. Our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of both individuals.


The original FHP report contained an incorrect narrative which was later corrected. This article has been updated to reflect the new information.