I-10 crash between semi-truck and two cars kills one, injures three
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Two cars crashed in the back of a semi-truck on Interstate 10 in Jefferson County on Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol, killing one and seriously injuring three.
Cpl. Patricia Jefferson-Shaw said the wreckage occurred around noon at the 219 mile mark.
A westbound sedan crashed into the back of an SUV that was shut down due to upcoming construction, according to a subsequent press release. The two vehicles then continued in a stationary tractor-trailer with a flatbed trailer.
The driver of the SUV, 67, was pronounced dead at the scene. There were also a 65-year-old woman and two 18-year-old girls in the car.
Highway Patrol no longer routinely publishes the names of people involved in crashes due to their interpretation of Marsy’s Law, a state constitutional amendment that sought to grant the right to privacy to victims of crime.
The FHP revealed that everyone in the SUV was from Spanish Fort, Alabama.
Three people were taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries, including the passenger of the SUV and the driver and passenger of the sedan, aged 19 and 18 respectively and from Tallahassee and Apalachicola, according to the report. communicated.
Westbound traffic near the accident was stopped and diverted to the eastbound lane during the investigation until approximately 5:20 p.m.
FHP is leading the investigation and is assisted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Jefferson County Fire Department.
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