Driver, child killed in crash on I-295 Friday night

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A 5-year-old boy and a 37-year-old man were killed in a crash on I-295 Friday.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, around 9:30 p.m., a white Ford SUV carrying the two victims—as well as a 7-year-old boy and 31-year-old woman―was traveling southbound on I-295 when it collided with the side of a red Mazda.

The SUV spun into the grassy median where it collided with a large tree. FHP said the other two passengers were taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. A report notes the victims lived in Middleburg.

The driver of the Mazda was not physically hurt.

Samantha Mathers

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