• Driver dies, two firefighters injured in crash with Jacksonville firetruck

    By: Action News Jax


    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to a reported crash on Hodges and Danforth early Wednesday morning between a car and a Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department truck. 

    JSO said during a briefing that JFRD was responding to a small brush fire on the side of Hodges Blvd early Wednesday morning and as they were leaving the scene, a vehicle struck the firetruck. 

    PHOTOS: Car crashes into JFRD firetruck

    JSO said the firetruck had it's lights on.

    The driver of the vehicle and two JFRD crew were taken to a hospital where the driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead.

    JSO identified the driver as 30-year-old Juan Toledo of Neptune Beach. 

    JSO is continuing to investigation the accident.

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