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Man hurt after walking into oncoming fire dept. ambulance

The middle-aged man is critically injured with life-threatening injuries

The Florida Times-Union

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A pedestrian hit Wednesday morning by a rescue unit on Interstate 10 westbound near Lane Avenue was taken to UF Health Jacksonville with critical injuries, according to the Sheriff’s Office and fire department.

Witnesses told police they think the middle-aged man walked into traffic intentionally, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The man was struck about 10:30 a.m. Fire department spokesman Tom Francis said he did not think the unit was headed to a call.

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