1 dead in crash on I-295 near Collins Road: FHP

Fatal crash on I-295 near Collins Road (DOT camera)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 64-year-old Middleburg man is dead following a crash Friday night on I-295 near Collins Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Officials said a van was heading southbound on I-295 around 7:54 p.m., approaching a service ramp to Collins Road, when it crashed into a semi-truck parked in the area near the exit ramp.

FHP said the van crossed all lanes onto the ramp and approached the area from the left, and then veered right.

The front left of the van crashed into the back right of the semi-truck, FHP said.

A 64-year-old Middleburg man was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck, 44, did not have any injuries, according to FHP.

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