One dies, two injured in crashes separated by 24 hours

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A young woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured in Saturday and Sunday morning crashes separated by 24 hours.

Shiech Latoya Bryant, 25, was killed in a Saturday crash on University Boulevard around 2:40 a.m., according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. For reasons unknown, Bryant struck a vehicle head-on in the 3800 block of University Blvd near Memorial Hospital. The driver of the vehicle struck by Bryant was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

Twenty-four hours later, on the opposite side of town, a person on a motorcycle crashed into a parked vehicle, according to JSO.

The crash happened in the 8700 block of Merseyside Ave around 2:40 a.m. Sunday, according to JSO. The driver of the motorcycle suffered life-threatening head injuries and was transported to UF Health.

Both incidents are under investigation.


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