Fatal accident on I-295 at Alta Dr.

Fatal accident on I-295 near Alta Rd.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The southbound lanes of I-295 were rerouted onto Pulaski Rd. for approximately five hours following an accident that resulted in one fatality.

A Nissan Frontier was stopped, with its lights off, in the southbound lanes of I-295 for an unknown reason at around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. A Ford F-150 truck did not see the Nissan stopped in the road, resulting in a collision. The Nissan spun off of the road and into a tree.

The driver of the Nissan was pronounced dead on the scene. William Thompson, 59, the driver of the truck sustained serious injuries.


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