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Three Children Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash in MacClenny, Florida


February 16, 2019

MACCLENNY, FL. – According to a news report published online by news4jax.com, three children were injured in a single-vehicle crash in MacClenny, Florida. The driver was 15 years old and reportedly lost control of the vehicle while traveling on Islamorada Drive. None of the occupants of the vehicle have been identified.* 

The wreck occurred sometime on the morning of February 9, but it is not clear what time that morning. Florida Highway Patrol reports that a 15-year-old driver was traveling in a Jeep on Islamorada Drive in MacClenny and somehow lost control of the vehicle. 

The Jeep ended up running off the left side of the roadway and started rolling. The vehicle collided with a cable box and a mailbox, then hit the edge of a home off of the road. It is not clear if the home was damaged. 

Troopers reported that the driver and two passengers in the Jeep, both age 11, were injured in the rollover wreck. Troopers said their injuries were minor. It is not clear if emergency responders took them to a medical facility for treatment. The driver and the two passengers were not identified.

The 15-year-old driver was charged with careless driving, Troopers said. Troopers did not say whether the teen had an appropriate driving permit or license for operating the Jeep. It is not yet clear what caused the driver to lose control of the Jeep. No other vehicles were involved in the wreck.

The accident is still under investigation by Florida Highway Patrol, and no additional information has been released by Troopers at this time. 

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Source:https://www.news4jax.com/news/florida/baker-county/teens-hurt-in-crash-in-macclenny

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