Florida

Teen Killed in Dump Truck Accident at South Myrtle Ave in Jacksonville, FL

Date
December 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

S Myrtle Ave, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Florida Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Mini Bike, Dump Truck
Road/Highway
South Myrtle Ave
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), undisclosed injures (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Mini bike and a dump truck were involved in a collision


What Happened

Florida Highway Patrol officials are investigating a collision that killed a teen at South Myrtle Ave in Jacksonville, FL on December 7th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:40 p.m. Police say a minibike allegedly left the sidewalk into the roadway before colliding with a dump truck in the process of performing a right turn. The 13-year-old driver of the minibike as well as a 14-year-old passenger were reportedly ejected from the vehicle and hospitalized for treatment. The 13-year-old had injuries said to be minor while the 14-year-old later died from his injuries. Authorities had no additional information available.

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