Councilwoman wants to see if Clyde Drive improvements can be tied to nearby road project
This comes after a car crashed into a house on Clyde Drive in the Harborview neighborhood. On Monday, he pointed out his concerns as he and News4Jax walked down Clyde Drive near Brazil Road. Clyde Drive is a curved road recently repaved by the city. She has been meeting recently with people about a major road project nearby on Soutel Drive. For years, residents there have raised concerns about the safety of that road, and a major multimillion-dollar road project is planned to address the safety and speeding concerns there.
Car crashes into house; homeowner pleads for city’s help
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A car smashed into a home early Saturday morning in the Harborview neighborhood, off Lem Turner Road. The family has set up a GoFundMe account to raise money to help with the cost of repairing the home. The man told News4Jax a car driving on Clyde Drive after midnight ran off the road and right into his living room. Two and a half years ago, the family said, the same thing happened and just two weeks ago, another car went into a different house in their neighborhood. BREAKING — a car ran into a home and smashed thru a living room in the Haborview neighborhood.
Car hits Sherwood Forest home, sparks fire
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A car hit a house in the Sherwood Forest neighborhood and ignited a fire on Monday, according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department. Neighbors took video of the fire, showing the car wedged underneath a bedroom window. WATCH THIS: A car crashed into a house and then caught fire. I’m talking with the family tonight at 5:30 on @wjxt4 pic.twitter.com/zQ2S8pqmFU — Marilyn Parker (@MarilynParkerTV) January 18, 2021Bryant Hicks wasn’t home at the time, but six of his family members were. The home has water and electrical damage, and Hicks and his family are going to have to stay somewhere else.
2 women hospitalized after Soutel Drive shooting, police say
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two women were hospitalized after a shooting early Sunday morning in Northwest Jacksonville, police said. While police were investigating, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, two women arrived at two area hospitals with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The JSO Violent Crime Unit continues to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).
Police: JSO cruiser hit by car that ran red light
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office patrol car was hit by another car early Thursday at the intersection of Soutel Drive and New Kings Road, police said. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the officer was headed east on Soutel Drive when a driver headed north on New Kings Road ran a red light and hit the patrol car. The officer and the driver were injured and taken to the hospital. Their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. Lanes were temporarily closed on Soutel Drive and New Kings Road while JSO completed a crash investigation.
Police: Driver sought in hit-and-run death of pedestrian on Soutel Drive
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the driver of a vehicle sought in connection with the February hit-and-run death of a pedestrian in Northwest Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said Thursday. The Sheriff’s Office said the hit-and-run crash happened Feb. 22 on Soutel Drive near New Kings Road. According to police, the pedestrian, who was identified by family members as 34-year-old Lynard Green, died at an area hospital. Green’s relatives, as well as family members of two women who died in an unrelated crash in mid-January on Soutel Drive, are now calling for safety changes. There was a community meeting Wednesday night on a proposed “road diet” for Soutel Drive, which would shrink the busy four-lane road into a slower two-lane road with a wide turn lane in the middle.
Man killed in hit-and-run crash on Soutel Drive
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was walking in Northwest Jacksonville Saturday evening when he was killed in a hit-and-run crash, according to loved ones and police. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirmed the crash happened on Soutel Drive near New Kings Road. News4Jax records show there have been 50 deadly hit-and-runs, including Saturday’s crash, in Duval County since 2015. Anyone with information about Saturday’s crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477). Funeral services for Lynard Green will be held at 11 a.m. March 7 at Mt.