Two elderly people killed in crash on I-10 EB in Quincy

Road blocked after fatal crash on I-10 EB in Quincy
Posted at 10:15 PM, Oct 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-05 18:47:05-04

QUINCY, Fla. (WTXL) - Two elderly people are dead following a two-car accident in Gadsden County.  

Blanchie Britt and Ada Randolph, both 82 and from Quincy, died from their injuries sustained in the accident. 

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened at about 4:30 p.m. Friday on I-10 EB at mile marker 184.  

FHP said Britt and Randolph were traveling at a slow rate of speed going down a hill. As they were going down hill, another car came over the hill at interstate speed, hitting the back of Britt and Rudolph's car.  

The driver of the other car suffered minor injuries and two children passengers were also injured. A 6-year-old is in critical condition and a 12-year-old sustained minor injuries. 

All were taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. 

FHP said everyone involved were wearing their seatbelts and alcohol did not play a factor. 

QUINCY, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal accident on I-10 in Quincy. 

Troopers responded to the accident just before 5 p.m. on Friday. They say it happened on I-10 eastbound near mile marker 184.

The road is currently blocked though it's unclear which lanes of I-10 are being impacted.

There's no word how many people are involved in the fatal crash.

Traffic is congested at mile marker 184 and traffic is backed up until mile marker 186.

This is a developing story. Stay with us for updates.