2 dead, 1 seriously injured following Orange Park motorcycle crash

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2 killed in Orange Park motorcycle crash 

Two people have died and one critically injured after a motorcycle collided with a truck in Orange Park t the intersection of Townsend Road and Blanding Boulevard.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened at the intersection of Townsend Road and Blanding Boulevard at about 9:00 p.m.

Authorities say a pickup truck was traveling south on SR 21 while a motorcycle was traveling north. The pickup, in an attempt to make a left turn onto Townsend Road led in the motorcycle colliding with the side of the vehicle.

FHP said the truck collided with the front of another vehicle after the first collision

Both passenger of the pickup truck, 51, and the motorcyclist, 31, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash while the driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital in critical condition.