One Killed in Tractor-Trailer vs. Box Truck Accident on County Road 49 in Suwannee County
Where: The accident occurred on County Road 49 in Suwannee County, Florida.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer allegedly struck a box truck that had pulled into the roadway from the shoulder.
- Driver of tractor-trailer
- Driver of box truck
- Passenger in box truck
- Driver of box truck, killed
On or about Wednesday, March 10th, 2021, around 5:10 in the afternoon, an accident between a box truck and a tractor-trailer left one truck driver dead. Troopers from the FHP said the accident happened along County Road 49 in Suwannee County, Florida.
Deputies from the County Sheriff’s Office said an 18-wheeler allegedly slammed into a box truck that pulled off the shoulder and into the roadway. The driver of the box truck was thrown from the vehicle in the crash and died of his injuries at the scene of the accident. A passenger in the box truck and the driver of the tractor-trailer were unhurt in the collision.
Suwannee County is located roughly 87 miles west of Jacksonville, according to Google Maps.
Florida Highway Patrol assisted local police at the scene.
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