Motorcycle Accident on Beaver Street in Jacksonville, Florida, Results in Serious Injuries
JACKSONVILLE, FL. – According to an online news report posted at actionnewsjax.com, a motorcycle accident that took place on Beaver Street in Jacksonville, Florida, resulted in serious injuries to the motorcyclist. Authorities say the collision involved a motorcycle and an SUV, and the incident is still under investigation.*
The accident occurred in the New Town area, close to Rushing Street. Jacksonville authorities and Action News Jax report that a motorcycle and an SUV somehow collided near the intersection on Beaver Street. It is not yet clear what caused the collision or in what way the two vehicles crashed into each other.
The makes and models of the vehicles were not included in the news report. Action News Jax reports that the motorcyclist sustained injuries in the collision, and emergency responders took him to a local hospital. His injuries were described as life-threatening. The report did not include any identifying information about the motorcyclist or a current medical status.
It is not clear from the report whether the driver of the SUV was injured. This person was also not identified. The report did not say how many people were riding in the SUV at the time of the accident.
Following the crash, lanes in the area were shut down to allow crews to respond and investigate. The closures caused traffic backups, and Jacksonville Fire and Rescue posted a message on social media saying that drivers should expect delays.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office will be handling the investigation, and no additional information was included in the news report.
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