According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 23-year-old St. Augustine woman died in a crash on U.S. 1 and Regalo Road in St. Johns County, on Tuesday. The Florida Highway Patrol says the 23-year-old died as a result of the injuries sustained.
The fatal crash took place after 11:15 p.m. on Tuesday, when two vehicles were reportedly moving north as a 39-year-old woman driving a semi-truck made a wide U-turn at the intersection of Regalo Road, but ended up blocking the left and right lanes.
Woman killed in crash with semi on U.S. 1 in St. Johns County https://t.co/XMoTE3roVq
— Ricardo Pinckney (@RicardoPinckney) February 24, 2022
Authorities say the woman who died was driving behind the truck and swerved to avoid hitting the semi, but instead collided with the trailer’s back end. Her car spun out and landed on the right shoulder of the highway, looking south.
it was not told if the 23-year-old died at the spot, or if she was taken to the hospital where she might have died. Details were not given about the 39-year-old.