Truck driver airlifted following crash

Truck driver airlifted following crash

A truck driver was transported by ShandsCair helicopter to Ocala Regional Medical Center Wednesday after he rolled his semi and became trapped inside. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers said the driver of the semi, Gary Lentz, 64, was traveling southbound on County road 315 approaching a right curve near the intersection of Northeast 247th Lane when […]

Semi driver killed in I-75 crash

Semi driver killed in I-75 crash

A semi driver was killed early Wednesday morning when overturned his truck and trailer. The Florida Highway Patrol said the semi was traveling south on the Interstate 75 exit ramp at County Road 326 (mile marker 358) when the driver failed to negotiate the ramp curve. The semi traveled onto the left grassy shoulder, at […]

Four-vehicle crash shuts down I-75 for nearly 4 hours

Four-vehicle crash shuts down I-75 for nearly 4 hours

Ocala, Florida — A four-vehicle accident involving three semis and a mini-van left lumber scattered across Interstate 75 near Mile Marker 338, Thursday morning. The accident shut down all three southbound lanes of I-75 for nearly four hours while traffic was re-routed onto the County Road 484 exit. Marion County Fire Rescue received the call shortly […]

Truck driver dies following SR 40 Crash

Truck driver dies following SR 40 Crash

Marion County — East State Road 40 traffic was blocked for hours Tuesday night following a two-vehicle accident. The crash occurred at Southeast 165th Avenue and East State Road 40 at approximately 8 p.m. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers said a 1992 Mercury Grand Marquis, driven by David Boswell, 61, was traveling westbound on State Road […]

Fatal: 4-vehicle crash on I-75 near mile marker 367

Fatal: 4-vehicle crash on I-75 near mile marker 367

Just before 4 a.m., Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a four-vehicle crash northbound on I-75 near the 367 mile marker. One person has been confirmed dead. There were two tractor-trailers and two passenger vehicles involved in the accident. Northbound lanes reopened at approximately 12:00 p.m. Sunday. Traffic was diverted into the emergency lane […]