Three semi trucks were involved in a crash on I-95 just south of Palm Coast Parkway at 12:10 p.m. today, snarling northbound traffic, while southbound traffic was diverted onto the Parkway. There were no injuries.
illiam Earl Carden, a 37-year-old resident of Palm Coast, formerly of Lake Worth, was killed early Saturday morning when his car overturned at the Palm Coast Parkway exit with I-95.
Since one-way traffic for evacuations could interfered with Hurricane Dorian safety preparations, the so-called “contraflow” approach is not being considered for now.
Jesse Estep, 29, of Bunnell, is accused of attempting to strike two deputies with a stolen truck as they deployed stop sticks in the same area of I-95 where a Flagler deputy was killed doing the same thing against a car thief in 2003.
Daniel R. MacLeod III, a 40-year-old former resident of Palm Coast, was critically injured in a motorcycle crash late Monday afternoon on I-95, just north of Palm Coast Parkway. McLeod later died at Halifax hospital.
A year and a half of lane closures and likely delays are ahead for Flagler County drivers and residents as the complete resurfacing of I-95 begins on March 18 and will stretch through the fall of 2020.
A crash between a sedan and a semi truck just after 6 p.m. Sunday shut down I-95 southbound south of the Flagler-St. Johns county line and sent the driver of the sedan a deputy to the hospital. The deputy was responding and had smoke inhalation.
The crash was caused by David Blank, 58, of Daytona Beach, who was at the wheel of a service truck, and who rear-ended a Volkswagen. A 9-year-old child was in critical condition, several others were seriously hurt.
A multiple-vehicle crash on I-95 near Palm Coast Parkway before dawn this morning led to a manhunt for one of the drivers and a shut-down of I-95 south and two lanes of I-95 north.
Tavarius Stokes, 23, had allegedly pulled a gun on the mother of his child in Bunnell and was wanted on a warrant when Sheriff Rick Staly joined the chase and was part of apprehending Stokes and another man today.