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Road clear after truck hits downed tree

All lanes on Roosevelt at McDuff Avenue were closed after a truck hit a tree. (Alyana Gomez)
All lanes on Roosevelt at McDuff Avenue were closed after a truck hit a tree. (Alyana Gomez)
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Updated: 9/18/2013 9:58 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A pickup truck slammed into a downed tree on Roosevelt Boulevard on Tuesday night.

Minas N. Karangolian, 41, of Jacksonville was driving a 1996 Chevy S-10 pickup but  was unable to avoid the tree just before 10 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the Florida Highway Patrol. The driver had minor injuries and a passenger was not injured.

The large oak tree fell due to natural causes on Roosevelt Boulevard.

The northbound lanes were blocked for several hours.




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demondogg85 - 9/30/2013 3:28 PM
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the passenger was hurt i broke my c7 and bruised c2 throw c4 down my neck and had a big gash on four head..
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