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FHP: Tire from another vehicle hits SUV's windshield on I-295

Man, woman from South Carolina injured in crash, troopers say

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A man and woman from South Carolina were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after a crash on I-295 in Jacksonville, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the Nissan Rogue the pair was traveling in was headed north on I-295 near Dunn Avenue when a tire from another vehicle rolled in front of them.

The tire hit the windshield and top of the Rogue, the report said.

The 33-year-old female passenger was seriously injured and the 37-year-old man driving the Rogue suffered minor injuries, troopers said. They were taken to UF Health.

Troopers said both the man and woman were wearing seat belts.

About the Author:

A Jacksonville native and proud University of North Florida alum, Francine Frazier has been with News4Jax since 2014 after spending nine years at The Florida Times-Union.