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I-295 open after fatal motorcycle crash

The Florida Highway Patrol has closed down all lanes of I-295 Southbound on the West Beltway just before I-95. Troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident. (David Hickox, 2013)
The Florida Highway Patrol has closed down all lanes of I-295 Southbound on the West Beltway just before I-95. Troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident. (David Hickox, 2013)
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Updated: 5/07/2013 8:14 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol closed down all lanes of I-295 Southbound on the West Beltway just before I-95 Monday evening while they investigated a fatal motorcycle accident.

Investigators say the driver of a motorcycle failed to stop in time and struck the right rear of a Saturn.

The driver was then ejected from the motorcycle and was pronouned deceased according to troopers.

Traffic backed up for miles in Mandarin while officials cleared the scene. Lanes were reopened around 9:30 p.m.

The identity of the driver has not been released.

No charges will be filled.

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