5 hurt in 3-vehicle crash in St. Johns County

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - Five people were hurt, one seriously, in a three-vehicle crash Tuesday evening.

Deputies responded to the crash at 6:40 p.m. in the area of Longleaf Pines and Durbin parkways.

Investigators said that according to a preliminary report, a Toyota Corolla driven by Brook Benzenberg, 16, of St. Johns County, was traveling northbound from South Durbin Parkway and failed to stop at a stop sign at Longleaf Pines and pulled into the path of a GMC Envoy SUV driven by Jamie Hildreth, of St. Johns County.

Following the crash, the two vehicles slid into a Toyota Camry driven by Chloe Wood, of St. Johns County, that was stopped at the intersection.

A passenger in the Toyota, Savannah Feustel, 15, of St. Johns County, was flown to Shands Jacksonville Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Benzenberg and Hildreth were both transported to Baptist Medical Center South with non-life-threatening injuries.

Two other passengers in the GMC, boys ages 3 and 6, were also taken to Baptist Medical Center South.

The crash remains under investigation and charges are pending a complete investigation, deputies said.

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