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2 people killed in fiery crash on Philips Highway

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Updated: 8/23/2013 1:44 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police have identified the two people killed in a fiery crash on Philips Highway.

The crash, which happened around 4:30 a.m. Friday, closed Philips in both directions between Cypress Plaza and Baymeadows Road for about three hours.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a garbage truck tried to make a left turn from the far right lanes.

The truck slammed into a car with two people inside.

The car burst into flames.

Wade Lamar Jenkins, 33, and Eric Douglas Acy Jr., 25, died at the scene.

The truck is from Advanced Disposal.


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