9:15 P.M. UPDATE:
JSO has announced VIA twitter that Cathy Adams passed away within the last hour.
We are heartbroken to say that one of our #JSO employees, Cathy Adams has passed away within the last hour from injuries sustained in the traffic crash earlier this morning.— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) December 10, 2018
If you are inclined to do so, please say a prayer for the Adams family. 🙏🏼💙 https://t.co/qbrOH39frU
A couple and their children were traveling north on I-95 in St. Johns County when a 2010 Acura collided with them early Sunday around 1:15 a.m..
William Adams, 50, lost control of the family's Chevy Tahoe and overturned, ejecting the passenger, Cathy Adams, 43, and entrapping the driver.
JSO officer, family hurt by suspected drunk driver, according to Action News Jax source. @RyanANJax has spoken with neighbors and will have an update on CBS47 at 6:30 p.m. WHAT WE KNOW: https://t.co/jJgqSstuVI pic.twitter.com/VBxraYxyIp— ActionNewsJax (@ActionNewsJax) December 9, 2018
According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, the children sustained minor injuries, while the adults are still in critical condition at Memorial Hospital as of 5:20 p.m. on Sunday.
"This is not a fatal crash," Master Sargeant Dylan Bryan.
According to an Action News Jax source, William is an officer and Cathy is a bailiff with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. JSO confirmed this Sunday evening in a tweet.
Two of our employees, a police officer and sworn bailiff were involved in a serious traffic crash in another county early this morning. @FHPJacksonville handled the investigation. Our prayers are with our JSO family. 🙏🏼💙— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) December 9, 2018
Cathy remains on life supports, according to a tweet by the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
The driver of the Acura, Kim Johnston, 46, was placed under arrest for two counts of driving under the influence with seriously bodily injury to another.
We offer our thoughts and prayers to our brothers and sisters in blue...This family of 4 was hit by a drunk driver...sadly Cathy Adams, a court bailiff is on life support...Officer Jack Adams is in ICU...please pray for them, their kids, and their extended blue family. @JSOPIO pic.twitter.com/rtOfSRIc6c— MyJFRD (@JFRDJAX) December 10, 2018
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