Couple injured in motorcycle crash released from hospital, at fault driver arrested

At fault driver did not have license

Couple injured in motorcycle crash released from hospital, at fault driver arrested

[Last updated on October 2, 2015, at 1:46 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — On Sunday, September 20, the sun was just going down when John Chiguina, 37, and his girlfriend, Jennifer “Shelley” Turner, 42, decided to go for a ride on Chiguina’s black 2014 Kawasaki Vulcan motorcycle. Little did the couple know that their lives would […]

2-car crash on SR 200 leaves one injured & one dead

2-car crash on SR 200 leaves one injured & one dead

Ocala, Florida — A 39-year-old Ocala woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash on State Road 200 after she crossed into oncoming traffic. The accident occurred on Wednesday at approximately 7:56 a.m., near Ocala BMW in the 5000 block of Southwest State Road 200. According to the Ocala Police Department, Madhavi Balineni was driving a 1992 […]

Traffic crash at 326 and 441

Traffic crash at 326 and 441

A Hawthorne woman was cited for careless driving following a crash at the intersection of U.S. 441 and State Road 326 on Friday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2002 Chevy TrailBlazer, driven by Amber Castor, 41, was traveling north on U.S. 441 in the outside lane as it approached the intersection of State […]

Mother involved in 225A crash died

Mother involved in 225A crash died

Ocala, Florida — A mother who was critically injured following a two-vehicle crash on August 3, has died. Florida Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Sergeant Tracy Hisler-Pace said that Conley was pronounced deceased on August 16, 2015, at 10:54 a.m. Conley’s passenger, 6-year-old Zachary Bode, remains in critical condition at UF Health Shands Hospital in […]

Two critically injured in accident on 225A

Two critically injured in accident on 225A

[Last updated on August 5, 2015, at 12:18 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — A mother and a 6-year-old boy are in critical condition following a two-vehicle crash Monday morning. The relationship between the woman and the boy is unknown at this time. According to reports, at approximately 9:47 a.m. the Marion County Public Safety Communications Center received a 911 […]

2-vehicle crash with serious injuries

2-vehicle crash with serious injuries

Marion County – The Florida Highway Patrol has released the report in regards to a crash that occurred on June 22, at the intersection of U.S 27 and County Road 464B. At approximately 12:50 p.m., Marion County Fire Rescue was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident with injuries. Engine 20 was the first to arrive on the […]

Two killed in crash, one in critical condition

Two killed in crash, one in critical condition

[Last updated on June 8, 2015, at 9:13 a.m.] Ocala, Florida — A Sunday morning crash left two people dead and one in critical condition. The accident involved a white Mercury Grand Marquis, driven by Cedric Pinkney, 18, and a brown Mercury Monterey, driven by Thelma Sharbaugh, 86. Pinkney also had a rear passenger, Johnny “J-Tee” Taylor, 17. The crash […]

Woman ticketed following crash on 314A

Woman ticketed following crash on 314A

Ocklawaha, Florida — On Wednesday, Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a two-vehicle traffic crash with entrapment. The crash occured on County Road 314A and Southeast 47th Street Road, Ocklawaha. Upon arrival, rescue crews found three victims, one which had been entrapped in her vehicle. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2010 Dodge Charger, driven by […]

3 killed in crash, 2 in critical condition

3 killed in crash, 2 in critical condition

Umatilla, Florida — Florida Highway Patrol troopers say three people were killed — and two others were critically injured — after being ejected from a SUV, Sunday. The crash occurred at approximately 3 a.m., at Southeast 127th Street Road — two miles east of Southeast 182nd Avenue in the Ocala National Forest. According to reports, […]

Car flipped and struck power pole, no hospital for man and infant

Car flipped and struck power pole, no hospital for man and infant

Marion County — On May 12, at approximately 6:45 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue crews from Station 17 responded to a rollover-crash on Southeast Maricamp Road and Locust Road. Upon arrival, rescue crews found that a 2010 Kia, driven by David A. Furye, 27, had flipped and struck a power pole. This caused power lines to come down […]

441 crash seriously injures 1; ShandsCair helicopter has mechanical failure

441 crash seriously injures 1; ShandsCair helicopter has mechanical failure

Belleview, Florida — On Tuesday, the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash at U.S. 441 and Southeast 104th Terrace, involving a motorcycle and SUV. According to reports, the motorcycle, driven by Todd Worrell, 59, was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 441 preparing to make a U-turn to go southbound on U.S. 441. A 2005 […]

Teen ticketed for Highway 200 crash

Teen ticketed for Highway 200 crash

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department has released the final report on an accident that occurred on Highway 200 this past Saturday. Police said that a 2002 Chrysler Voyager driven by Joyce Newhouser, 64, was traveling northbound on Southwest 38th Court on the south side of State Road 200. She was stopped at the […]

20-year-old in critical condition following crash

20-year-old in critical condition following crash

[Last updated on April 30, 2015, at 7:21 a.m.] Ocklawaha, Florida — A 20-year-old man remains in the hospital after he flipped his vehicle on Wednesday afternoon. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said a black 2000 Dodge Durango was traveling eastbound on County Road 42 approaching 168th Terrace before the accident happened. The driver, later identified […]

Baby died after Ocala woman was rear-ended

Baby died after Ocala woman was rear-ended

Marion County — Florida Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Sergeant Tracy Hisler-Pace said that 8-month-old Lucas Joseph Golebiowski passed away from his injuries following a car crash that occurred on Friday morning. The announcement was made Saturday morning. According to reports, A Nissan Altima driven by Kristiana B. Golebiowski, 33, of Ocala, was headed south […]