FHP: Fatal crash in Pensacola involving large truck

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UPDATE (6:30 p.m.) — The Florida Highway Patrol released an update in their investigation into a fatal crash on N. W Street. The FHP says four vehicles were involved in the crash. The FHP says the van involved is considered the “at-fault” vehicle. Troopers say the van was driving at a higher speed when it made a left turn hitting a semi and bouncing into a box truck.

The FHP reports the driver of the van was killed on scene, 3 passengers in the van were critically injured.

The fourth vehicle involved was an SUV parked in a nearby parking lot where debris flew and hit the vehicle.

UPDATE (5:20 p.m.): According to Florida Highway Patrol, the fatal crash at the intersection of North W Street and Marcus Pointe Boulevard Thursday evening involved a personal vehicle and large truck.

The driver of the personal vehicle, which they say is an SUV or minivan, was killed. That driver was on W Street trying to make a left on Marcus Pointe Boulevard when they lost control of the vehicle and hit the truck. At least three passengers who were in that vehicle are hurt.

This is a developing story.

ORIGINAL STORY (4:32 p.m.): The Florida Highway Patrol is on scene of an accident they are reporting as fatal on N. W Street in Pensacola Thursday afternoon.

The FHP traffic report map says the accident happened around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Marcus Pointe Blvd and N. W. Street. The accident involves an 18-wheeler, a minivan and a box truck.

Southbound traffic on N. W St. in Pensacola is being diverted to one of the northbound lanes.


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