JACKSONVILLE, Florida. A fatal motorcycle crash on I-95 in Duval County, Florida claimed the driver’s life and left a passenger in critical condition, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
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According to an official press release from the Florida Highway Patrol, around 5:50 p.m., the driver of vehicle #1, a 39-year-old male, was driving south on I-95 in rainy weather when, for reasons yet to be established, he lost control of his motorcycle. The driver was unable to regain control of the vehicle, resulting in a devastating crash.
Emergency services immediately arrived at the scene, the driver and passenger, a 24-year-old woman, were taken to the hospital for medical care.
Unfortunately, the driver of car #1 succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead in the hospital. FHP has not yet released the identity of either the deceased driver or the seriously injured passenger.
Authorities are urging all drivers to exercise caution and slow down when passing through the area to ensure the safety of both the investigation team and passing motorists.
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Further updates on their condition and any potential contributing factors to the accident will be released pending an ongoing investigation.
This tragic incident serves as a grim reminder of the importance of safe driving, especially in adverse weather conditions. Motorists are urged to be careful, avoid speeding and remain vigilant on the road at all times to prevent similar accidents from happening again.
Anyone with additional information about the accident is strongly advised to contact the Florida Highway Patrol Detachment G office to assist with the ongoing investigation.
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