FHP: Motorcyclist killed in crash on Blanding Boulevard at Knight Boxx Road

Crash at Blanding Boulevard and Knight Boxx Road (FL511)

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Tuesday night after colliding with a car, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

The motorcyclist was identified as Douglas Soto, 51, of Orange Park.

Troopers said at about 5:44 p.m., the driver of a car was traveling on Knight Boxx Road in the left turn lane onto Blanding Boulevard. The motorcyclist was traveling in the other direction along Oak Lane, which becomes Knight Boxx.

According to FHP, both drivers had a green light, however, the driver of the car did not have a green arrow. The driver of the car made a left turn in front of the motorcyclist, and the motorcyclist collided with the front of the car.

Soto was taken to a hospital for treatment and died from his injuries, troopers said. No one in the car was injured.

All northbound lanes of Blanding Boulevard were blocked until about 8:45 p.m.

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