JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Two people are dead following a crash Tuesday night on Blanding Boulevard, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Just after 9 p.m., troopers said a pickup truck being driven south on Blanding Boulevard tried to make a left turn onto Townsend Boulevard, when it was struck by a motorcycle headed north on Blanding Boulevard.
Following that collision, FHP said the truck also hit a car that was stopped at a traffic light. The car’s driver was not hurt, but troopers said one of the truck’s passengers, a 51-year-old Jacksonville man, and the motorcyclist, a 31-year-old Jacksonville man, were killed.
The driver of the truck, a 71-year-old Jacksonville man, has critical injuries.
Everyone inside the truck was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and the motorcyclist had on a helmet, FHP stated.
Their identities have not been released.
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