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I-295 lanes were closed for an hour to rescue the car that went over Dames Point Bridge

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I-295 lanes were closed for an hour to rescue the car that went over Dames Point Bridge 1

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA- According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle was reported to have gone over the side of the Dames Point Bridge around 9 p.m. Saturday followed by a collision with a car on the southbound lanes of I-295.

According to the troopers, the driver of the vehicle which went over the sides managed to exit the vehicle while the vehicle landed 5-6 feet in the water.

The driver was extracted successfully by the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue crew. According to FHP reports, no one suffered from significant injuries.

All-Southland lanes on I-295 were reportedly closed for an hour while the driver was rescued by the JFRD and the scene was clear. Lanes were reopened by 9.40 p.m.

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Written by Jennica Mira

Jennica Mira is the senior reporter of Orlando Solution. She finished her Bachelor in Communication from the University of Central Florida and currently residing in Orlando. In leisure, she likes to read poetry and contemporary articles.

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