JACKSONVILLE, Fla — Three people, including a 16-year-old girl, were killed Monday night in a head-on crash near Huguenot Memorial Park, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
According to a report from FHP, a sedan was driving southbound on Heckscher Drive with an 18-year-old female driver, and three passengers: a 16-year-old girl and two 27-year-old men. A second sedan was driving northbound with a 59-year-old female driver.
The first car began to hydroplane and the driver lost control, according to the FHP report. The car spun into the northbound lane, causing the front end of the second car to collide with the passenger side of the first.
The 16-year-old girl and both men were killed, the FHP report says. The 18-year-old driver was taken to the hospital with life-threatening critical injuries, FHP told First Coast News Tuesday morning. The 59-year-old driver was taken to the hospital for serious injuries.
The crash happened in the 11000 block of Heckscher Drive, the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said. JFRD reported four people were trapped and later extricated with serious injuries.
FHP initially said one person was pronounced dead at the scene. Later, FHP confirmed two more people died from their injuries.