Man identified in Vilano Bridge accident

Published On: Dec 24 2013 12:56:30 PM EST   Updated On: Oct 25 2013 10:21:29 PM EDT

VIDEO: A pedestrian was struck by a pizza delivery truck on the west end of Vilano bridge in St Johns Co. The accident happened around 8 p.m. The Sheriff's office says the bridge is open to traffic.


The Vilano Bridge reopened Thursday night after being closed for hours while authorities assisted a pedestrian hit by a pizza delivery vehicle.

St. Augustine police told Channel 4 that a he Five Star Pizza delivery SUV hit David Edward Nixon, 54  of St. Augustine, while he was walking at the base of the bridge Thursday night. Dixon sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to UF Health Jacksonville, according to officials.

The driver of the SUV was transported to Flagler Hospital as a precaution and underwent drug and alcohol toxicology tests.


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