Downtown Starke collision injures 3

A tractor-trailer hit an overturned truck in downtown Starke on Friday morning injuring three people.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) report, a 32-year-old Jacksonville man was driving a truck southbound on US 301 in the right lane south of State Road 100 at 5:25 a.m. when he drove off the roadway onto the grassy shoulder when a sedan veered into his lane before driving back onto the road and overturning into both traffic lanes.

A 61-year-old Orlando man driving a tractor-trailer failed to see the overturned truck and collided with the truck’s topside.

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According to the report, a 13-year-old Middleburg female passenger in the truck sustained serious injuries and both the truck and tractor-trailer drivers received minor injuries.

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