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2 injured in Ortega motorcycle crash

Jacksonville police say van ran stop sign, struck motorcycle

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two people on a motorcycle were injured Saturday evening when their motorcycle was struck a van that police said ran a stop sign at the intersection of Ortega Boulevard and Yacht Club Road.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office the crash happened around 6:46 p.m.

Both riders were taken to the hospital. The driver had life-threatening injuries while the passenger had serious injuries. Their names were not released.

The road was closed as the JSO homicide team investigated, but reopened about four hours later.