1 Killed in Truck Accident on I.H. 295 in Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL — February 9, 2024, one person was killed in a truck accident shortly before 10:45 a.m. along Interstate Highway 295.
According to authorities, a man—age 61, from Willis, Texas—was traveling in an 18-wheeler on I.H. 295 in the vicinity of Commonwealth Avenue when the accident took place.
The causal factors that led to the crash are still unclear. Officials indicate that, for as yet unknown reasons, the vehicle veered off of the roadway and careened down an embankment where it crashed on some railroad tracks.
The victim incurred reportedly critical injuries as a result of the accident. He was transported to a local medical facility by emergency medical services in order to receive immediate treatment. However, he was ultimately unable to overcome his injuries, having later been declared deceased.
Additional details pertaining to this incident—including the identity of the victim—are not available at this point in time. The investigation is currently ongoing.