72-year-old dead in crash along St. Johns Bluff Road in the Southside

A car went part way into a retention pond April 14 in the afternoon.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - One person is dead after a two-car wreck on St. Johns Bluff Road just south of the ramp onto Interstate 295 at Bradley Road in the Southside Friday evening, authorities say.

All northbound lanes of St. Johns Bluff remained blocked until 9:50 p.m.. A car went into a pond at the intersection with Bradley Road. 

Five people, including one child, were taken to area hospitals, the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department says. A child and adult were in the car that ended up partway into the retention pond, authorities say.

Both the child and adult were in critical condition as of 5 p.m., authorities say. An adult, identified as 72-year-old Alnora Chisholm from Jacksonville, died after the wreck, troopers with Florida Highway Patrol say.

The fire department originally reported that four people were transported, but those numbers have since been updated.

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