ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- The latest car vs. pedestrian case in St. Johns County happened on US 1 South, just in front of the southern entrance to the St. Augustine Shores neighborhood. Meanwhile, law enforcement is urging safety on the roads, just before the busy holiday weekend.
It was dark outside Monday night just after 9:30, along the stretch of US 1 South with few streetlights. That's when the Florida Highway Patrol says Matthew Chrest, 19, walked across the highway.
Troopers say he did not use the cross walk.
According to a FHP report, two drivers – who both had the green light – drove through the intersection, and both cars hit the young man.
Chrest was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries.