Levy County Fatal Crash Leaves Two Dead One Fighting For Her Life



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[Jeep] Driver Not Identified
An early morning crash in Levy County has left two people dead and one person in critical condition.

Around 5:00 a.m., a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling southbound on U.S. 19 in the northbound inside lane.

A 2002 Toyota Camry was traveling northbound on U.S. 19 also in the inside lane. The Jeep which was traveling on the wrong side of the roadway, hit the Toyota head on causing the Jeep to become engulfed in flames.

The driver of the Jeep has not been identified, but was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Toyota Camry, identified as Taslim Alam, 27, of Trenton was also pronounced dead at the scene.

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Taslim Alam’s Toyota

Alam’s passenger Shiran Akther, 23, of Trenton was transported to UF Health in Gainesville where she is listed in critical condition.

It is not clear if alcohol was involved or what caused the Jeep to cross over into oncoming traffic.