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Shortly after 9 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2019, Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast was involved in a vehicle crash in Hernando County. Sheriff Prendergast was traveling north on U.S. Highway 19 in his agency vehicle returning home from a board...
Ocala, Florida -- A driver was transported to a local hospital Tuesday following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of SE Fort King Street and SE 36th Avenue. According to reports, Ocala Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to a motor...
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...
Umatilla, Florida -- A Umatilla man was killed Friday after the 1987 Toyota Camry he was driving slammed into a large concrete utility pole. Florida Highway Patrol troopers say that Mark Vaningan, 61, was traveling east on County Road 42 when...
  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...
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...
  On Thursday, July 18, at approximately 12:24 p.m., multiple units from Gainesville Fire Rescue were alerted to a vehicle accident with entrapment at 7035 NW 22 St. Upon arrival,  units discovered that a small SUV had slammed into the rear-end...
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...
      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...
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...
Ocala police have called off the search for a suspect who crashed into an OPD patrol car while attempting to flee from a traffic stop. According to OPD, at approximately 8:12 a.m., Officer William Joedicke conducted a traffic stop on...
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...
The Florida Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help with identifying and hit-and-run driver who killed a 22-year-old woman on Saturday. According to troopers, at approximately 6:30 p.m, Gypsy McEntire was traveling west on SR 40 when her motor...
A woman was killed Tuesday afternoon after she ran a stop sign and collided with a 1998  3-axle TEREX crane. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say that Dinan Mcintosh, 66, of Virginia, was driving a 2004 Hyundai Elantra westbound on Southeast...
Two teens, both 19, were killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday after the driver's car slammed into a tree. At approximately 9:42 p.m., the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle crash on State Road 40, just east of...
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...
This is what happens when the DMV fails to restrict some elderly drivers. Semi nearly hits a vehicle driven by a 76-year-old driver when she creeps onto a Florida highway and directly into the path of the semi. The skilled truck...
An Ocala FedEx driver was killed Wednesday in what can be described as a "Final Destination" type incident. Florida Highway Patrol troopers say 33-year-old Just Brewer was driving a flatbed semi loaded with sod northbound on the Florida Turnpike when...
The Florida Highway Patrol arrested a man Monday they say was involved in a hit-and-run crash. Joshua Turner, of Weirsdale, was arrested and charged with Hit and Run-Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Property Damage (x6), Hit and Run-Failure...
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...