Second person dies in moving truck crash on I-95

A Ryder burst into flames after it crashed into the overpass on I-95 near Baymeadows Road.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Ryder moving truck burst into flames after it crashed into an overpass pillar on I-95 near Baymeadows Road on Friday.

Florida Highway Patrol said two people were inside of the truck at the time of crash. Both the passenger and the driver were killed in the crash, FHP reports. 

Zachery Blige, 57, was killed at the scene and the passenger, Jaime Ayala, 45, died a few days later at the hospital. 

The accident stopped traffic in both directions on I-95 around 3 p.m. It caused major delays until around 6:30 p.m.

There was no structural damage to the overpass, but the guardrail will require minor repair work, FHP officials said.

 

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