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

December 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

S Myrtle Ave, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Florida Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Mini Bike, Dump Truck
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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