Ocala Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a rollover on I-75 Sunday between mile marker 352 and mile marker 354.
OFR said the roads were wet and they responded to an “overabundance of traffic incident calls, Sunday.”
At approximately 8:40 a.m. Ocala fire crews were dispatched to a vehicle rollover on I-75 NB, and While en route, crews learned that the vehicle was accessible from an interior road.
Crews approached the scene from NW 37th Avenue and gained access to a pick-up truck lying on its side.
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The driver – sole occupant – was assessed and transported to the hospital for evaluation.
No other injuries were reported.
A few hours later, crews responded to a vehicle versus building. At 1:31 p.m., firefighters arrived at the scene of a vehicle crash that resulted in an SUV impacting the Paddock Park Animal Care Center. Three patients were transported to the hospital. No pet injuries were reported.
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One hour later, fire crews made their way to I-75, where a pick-up truck with a trailer jackknifed over the State Road 40 overpass, blocking multiple lanes of traffic. Although traffic on I-75 NB was affected for some time, no injuries were reported.
Ocala Fire Rescue reminds drivers to slow down, avoid hard breaks, and maintain a safe distance between vehicles while driving on wet roads or under rainy conditions.