Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Traffic Alert/Media Release:
CR 209 in Clay County (locally known as Russell Road) is closed in both directions due to a serious one-car crash in the cross-street area of Watkins Road (closet end of CR 209 near Green Cove Springs…just north-west of the railroad tracks).
This one-car crash involves a maroon car that ran off the road and into a culvert. The driver has life-threatening injuries and will be flown by helicopter to a hospital. No other persons are involved and the cause of the crash is unknown at this time.
Drivers should expect a lengthy road closure in this area and take alternate routes (CR 220 from Hwy 17, or, SR 16 to CR 218).
More information will be released as it becomes available.