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St. Augustine Man Seriously Injured in Accident with Tractor Trailer

A St. Augustine man was seriously injured when his car and a tractor trailer truck collided this morning. The car accident happened on State Road 207 in St. Johns County, Florida.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the tractor trailer was turning off of Deerpark Boulevard in an attempt to travel north on 207. The car was traveling south on 207. The tractor trailer had to cross the car’s path of travel to get to the northbound lanes. The car struck the tractor trailer and drove under the trailer portion it.

Troopers reported that the driver of the tractor trailer failed to see the car and pulled out directly into its path. The reason for the truck driver’s failure to see the approaching car was not provided. The driver of the car was taken to Flagler Hospital by St Johns County Fire Rescue with serious personal injuries.

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