Dump truck overturns, blocks Beach Blvd. at I-295 for hours

Truck was full of sand; lanes closed until it was cleaned up

By Steve Patrick - News4Jax digital managing editor

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A dump truck loaded with sand overturned Monday morning on Beach Boulevard under the Interstate 295 overpass, blocking two westbound lanes and the exit ramp from I-295 southbound and entrance ramp to I-295 northbound for more than two hours.

It was not clear if anyone was injured. Traffic was detoured until 12:45 p.m. while the crash was investigated and cleaned up.


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