Questions raised about safety of some vehicle gear shifters after deadly accident
Questions raised about safety of some vehicle gear shifters after deadly accident A CBS News exclusive shows dramatic video of a deadly accident, which is raising new questions about the safety of some gear shifters linked to allegations of what's known as "unintended rollaway." The victim's family is suing and says this deadly accident was due to the SUV's dial gear shift appearing to be in park when it was not, but the automaker denies those claims and blames operator error. Kris Van Cleave reports.cbsnews.com
2 killed in a crash on the westside
Jacksonville, FLA The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department responded to a traffic accident on Argyle Forest Boulevard and Westport Road Saturday around 7:38pm. A man and a woman inside one of the vehicles died from the crash. The cars crashed while one was making a left turn on Argyle Forest Boulevard. The Jacksonville Sheriffs Office Traffic Homicide is investigating what lead up to the crash to find out who was at fault. There have not been any witnesses to the crash at this time.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash blocks all eastbound lanes of I-10 at U.S. 301
The Florida Highway Patrol said an accident with injuries has blocked Interstate 10 eastbound just east of U.S. 301. No details yet on what cause the accident, how many vehicles are involved or the extent of any injuries. This story will be updated when conditions change or more information becomes available.
FHP: Fatal crash on I-295 shut down lanes for hours
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on I-295 near 103rd Street on Jacksonvilles Westside around 10:00 Saturday night. Responding crews reported that one person died in an accident that involved at least one vehicle. All northbound lanes on I-295 were shut down for several hours. Traffic was diverted onto 103rd street. All lanes have since been cleared and reopened.