80ºF

Wrong-way driver on I-95 dies in head-on crash

Construction occurring miles down the interstate makes for a double traffic delays

Traffic is being diverted onto Pecan Park Road.
Traffic is being diverted onto Pecan Park Road. (WJXT Channel 4)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – One driver died in a crash on Interstate 95 southbound at Pecan Park Road early Monday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

All southbound lanes were blocked after a Toyota Rav 4 going the wrong way struck a tractor-trailer head-on about 4:30 a.m.

It happened on the northside, near Pecan park road..blocking all southbound lanes around 4:30 this morning.

The driver of the Toyota was killed. No one else was hurt.

The crash combined with construction on the interstate blocked the southbound lanes of the I-95 intersection with I-295 for part of the morning.

You can see live traffic conditions here.


About the Author: