Boy hit and killed by car while riding electric scooter in Dinsmore neighborhood, JSO says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — UPDATE 9:10 p.m.:

A boy is dead after being struck by a car while riding an electric scooter in a Dinsmore neighborhood Tuesday evening, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

He was crossing Rolling River Boulevard from Rolling Stream Drive when he was hit by a Chevy Camaro.

JSO said it appears the boy did not check for on-coming traffic before attempting to cross the street. Plus, there is not a crosswalk in the area where he was struck.

JSO said they do not believe the driver of the Camaro was speeding and the driver and passenger are being cooperative with police.

Officials have not positively identified the boy yet but said they are in the process of letting the family know.

According to JSO, this is the 191st traffic fatality this year, and the 48th pedestrian struck.

UPDATE 8:00 p.m.: This crash is now fatal, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department is responding to a crash involving a car and a pedestrian in the Dinsmore area.

Crews are at Rolling River Boulevard and Rolling Stream Drive, which is just north of Dunn Avenue near U.S. 1.

JFRD said there are serious injuries as a result of the crash.

Action News Jax has a crew at the scene working to get more information.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Bailey Husker

Bailey Husker, Action News Jax

Bailey Husker is a digital content producer and assignment editor for Action News Jax.

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