Two-vehicle crash, tanker versus pickup truck

Two-vehicle crash, tanker versus pickup truck

OCALA — Ocala Police Department Lt. Dustin Keuntjes said that the driver of a Ford pickup managed to escape injury in a Sunday morning crash. Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle collision with possible entrapment and fuel leak in the 3500 block of West Silver Springs Blvd after a pickup truck slammed into a […]

Driver injured in Pine Avenue crash has died, additional charges could be filed

Driver injured in Pine Avenue crash has died, additional charges could be filed

  Ocala, Florida — The injured driver, identified as Lisa Schick, 44, has passed away due to her injuries. Ocala Police Department Traffic Unit Supervisor, Eric Hooper, told Ocala Post that the investigation is ongoing and no additional charges have been filed against Hudson at this time. The outcome of the investigation will determine if additional charges […]

Pine Avenue crash leaves one injured, other driver arrested

Pine Avenue crash leaves one injured, other driver arrested

[Last updated on July 26, 2019, at 11:30 a.m.] Ocala, Florida — UPDATE — The injured driver, identified as Lisa Schick, has passed away due to her injuries. Ocala Police Department Traffic Unit Supervisor, Eric Hooper, told Ocala Post that the investigation is ongoing and no additional charges have been filed against Hudson at this time. ORIGINAL […]

Four injured in crash on NE 36th Avenue

Four injured in crash on NE 36th Avenue

Ocala, Florida —  Ocala Fire Rescue’s Engine 5, Rescue 3, Tower 1, Battalion Chief 11, and a Safety Officer were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident Friday with possible entrapment. The call came in at approximately 9:38 a.m. The crash occurred at NE 36th Avenue and NE 14th Street. Upon arrival, first responders discovered a […]

FHP ALERT — Fatal crash, I-75 northbound lanes closed

FHP ALERT — Fatal crash, I-75 northbound lanes closed

      [Last updated on June 18, 2019, at 4:05 p.m.] Marion County — A box truck vs tractor- trailer crash (with 1 confirmed fatality) on I-75 at the 340-mile marker in Marion County has all northbound lanes closed. Northbound traffic is being routed off at CR 484. Motorist should seek alternate roads to […]

Woman who smiled for her booking photo, sentenced

Woman who smiled for her booking photo, sentenced

Ocala, Florida — A woman who smiled for her booking photo following her May 10, 2018, DUI arrest was sentenced Thursday to 11 years in prison. Upon her arrest, Angenette Marie Welk, 44, A.K.A. Angenette Marie Missett, was charged with DUI with Serious Bodily Injury. On May 14, the victim, 60-year-old Sandra Clarkston, was removed […]

Driver ticketed after hitting marked police cruiser

Driver ticketed after hitting marked police cruiser

Ocala — A 21-year-old driver was ticketed after he failed to yield and collided with an Ocala Police Department marked cruiser. According to the crash report, a Hyundai Elantra, driven by Victor Luis Hernandez Bohorquez, was traveling northbound on Southwest 27th Avenue in the left turn lane approaching the intersection of Southwest 20th street and […]

RV burns to the ground, driver flees the scene

RV burns to the ground, driver flees the scene

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a recreational vehicle traffic crash that occurred at approximately 4 a.m., Wednesday. According to a Marion County Fire Rescue press release, the accident took place in the 13000 block of Southeast 47th Avenue, Belleview, near the Tropical Manner Subdivision MCFR Belleview Station 18 was the first to arrive on the scene, followed […]

14-year-old girl was driving alone, critically injured

14-year-old girl was driving alone, critically injured

A 14-year-old girl was critically injured Tuesday after she crashed a 2004 Hyundai Sonata into a wooden fence. Troopers say the girl, identified as Nikia Ingram, was traveling eastbound on County Road 329 when she approached a curve near the intersection of Northwest 125th Street Road. Ingram failed to maintain control of the vehicle when […]

Two people cut from vehicle following 484 crash

Two people cut from vehicle following 484 crash

  Two people had to be cut from their vehicle Tuesday afternoon following a traffic crash. At approximately 1:13 p.m., Marion County Fire Rescue responded to  I-75 and Highway 484 after a caller reported an accident in which two people were trapped. Shady Station #16 Engine Company and Liberty Station #32 Engine Company arrived on […]

Citra man in critical condition following U.S. 27 crash

Citra man in critical condition following U.S. 27 crash

A Citra man remained in critical condition Tuesday after he was involved in a car crash Monday afternoon. Ocala Police Department traffic crash investigators said Antonio James Turner, 38, who was driving a 2004 Toyota Solara, was traveling eastbound in the 2700 block of North U.S. 27 in the outside lane when the vehicle swerved […]

Car accident on CR 484, entrance of Marion Oaks

Car accident on CR 484, entrance of Marion Oaks

Ocala, Florida — Marion County sheriff’s deputies secured an accident scene Friday evening as Marion County Fire Rescue prepared victims for transport. Deputies kept the accident scene secure until the Florida Highway Patrol was able to arrive. Preliminary reports indicated that a Toyota Camry was traveling west on Country Road 484, and might have been […]