Five Killed in Two Vehicle Collision; Two Kids Injured

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A massive head-on collision between two cars resulted in death of five adults. Only two children survived the crash which happened in the southern part of Green Cove Springs on Tuesday.

Florida Highway Patrol officials said that the four of the victims were in one car while the fifth victim was driving in the other car.

The Highway Patrol officials said that the driver of the Toyota which was going north went over the double yellow line on Florida 21 about four miles south of Florida 16 in Clay County. The Toyota collided with a Nissan, some time before 3 p.m.

Capt. Keith Gaston said that the six people were travelling in the Toyota. After the crash, the driver of the Nissan was killed on the spot. The driver of the Nissan was identified as Chelsea Johnson of Melrose.

Highway Patrol officials said that the driver of the Toyota and the three passengers died due to their injuries. Three of the victims were killed at the scene, the fourth victim was transported to the hospital and was pronounced dead there.

The two children were also taken to the hospital. They were listed in stable condition.

Police have not revealed the identity of the Toyota occupants.

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