JFRD rescues trapped woman after crash on Beach Blvd

JSO said the driver of the white pickup truck showed signs of impairment. Police are still investigating.

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department confirmed a person was trapped after a crash on Beach Boulevard and Cortez Road on Saturday afternoon.

Officer Crosby with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said the crash happened just west of Cortez Road around 3:30 p.m.

A woman was driving a white pickup truck when it crossed the median and crashed into a red SUV heading eastbound on Beach Blvd.

Both the woman and man, the passenger in the white pickup truck, were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

It took JFRD 50 minutes to remove the woman from the red SUV. She suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

Traffic homicide is on the scene investigating the cause of the crash.

All lanes of Beach Blvd. reopened Saturday afternoon.

Stay with First Coast News for updates.

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