Neptune Beach man dies after collision on A1A in Ponte Vedra

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Troopers say a Neptune Beach resident died from his injuries after his motorcycle crashed into an SUV along A1A in southern Ponte Vedra Beach on Saturday afternoon.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports a black SUV driven by Kelly Saltman was traveling southbound on A1A, when the SUV made a turn in order to cross the northbound lane.

A motorcycle driven by 44-year-old Neil Phelps collided with the SUV in northbound lane, troopers say.

St. Johns County Fire Rescue responded to the collision around 4 p.m. near the Guana Reserve.

First responders say they airlifted Phelps to UF Health Jacksonville where he later died.

FHP says that there were no reported injuries of the three people inside the SUV.

The crash remains under FHP investigation.
 

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