FHP: 18-year-old killed in I-95 crash involving 22 vehicles

Tractor-trailer drives into row of vehicles stopped in traffic, troopers say

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. – A multi-vehicle crash in Nassau County late Sunday killed an 18-year-old and injured 13 other people and kept the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 closed for eight hours.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, traffic had backed up on I-95 due to a previous accident about 10:45 p.m. when a tractor-trailer failed to stop and drove into the stopped vehicles. A total of 22 vehicles were involved in the crash.

Connor Jordan Dzion, 18, died at the scene.

All southbound lanes of I-95 near State Road 200 were shut down because of the crash. According to FHP, traffic was rerouted to U.S. 17.

Lanes began reopening around 7 a.m.

Troopers are investigating the crash.

The name of the tractor-trailer driver has not been released.