JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — The Florida Highway Patrol was on the scene of a fatal car crash on I-10 near mile marker 138 in Jackson County early Tuesday morning.
Outside eastbound lanes were closed after 2 a.m. for emergency vehicles and to allow authorities to conduct their crash investigation.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a semi-truck and a van were involved in the accident. The driver of the van, an 18-year-old from Clermont, Fla., was transferred to a hospital with unknown injuries. The driver of the semi-truck died at the scene.
Troopers wrote that for an unknown reason the van crossed the median and collided with the semi-truck. The semi-truck then crashed into a ditch and overturned.