Fiery Green Cove Springs crash kills 2

All lanes of State Road 16 blocked while accident investigated, cleared


GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. – Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash in Clay County on State Road 16 at Blanding Boulevard just after 5 a.m. Saturday.

According to FHP, the driver of a Dodge Stratus attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Blanding Boulevard when a pickup truck slammed into it. The Dodge then caught on fire and burned.

The driver and passenger in the Dodge were both killed in the crash. Troopers have not been able to identify the victims.

The driver of the pickup truck suffered minor injuries.

All lanes of SR-16 were blocked while FHP investigated.