JACKSONVILLE, Fla - The Florida Highway Patrol says a man died when the car he was in was struck at a red light on Phillips Highway.
Susan Beihler was stopped at a red light in the 8000 block of Phillips Highway shortly after 1130 a.m. Friday morning when her Honda CRV was struck from behind by a Toyota pickup driven by 71-year-old Robert Charles, who failed to see that traffic was stopped. The Honda then crashed into a vehicle in front of it and that vehicle hit another. Eight vehicles ended up being involved.
55-year-old Charles Biehler was taken to Shands Hospital where he died. He was wearing a seatbelt. Susan Biehler suffered serious injuries. Both are from Jacksonville Beach.
Charles sufffered minor injuries and was taken to Shands. Charles was not wearing a seatbelt. Charges are pending in this case.