News: 2 drivers injured when vehicles crash, overturn on I-75


ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – A rollover accident involving two vehicles in Alachua County left both drivers injured, reports the Ocala-News.

The vehicles, an Isuzu truck and a Kia Sorrento, were headed north on Interstate 75 Friday morning when the crash took place at about 8:15 a.m.  The Florida Highway Patrol said both vehicles veered off the interstate near mile marker 378 and went onto the east shoulder.

The vehicles overturned multiple times and came to rest in the wood line, and the Isuzu driver, a 32-year-old man, was ejected.  That man and the driver of the Kia, a 79-year-old woman, sustained minor injuries and were taken to UF Health Shands Hospital.

State troopers said the Isuzu driver was not wearing a seat belt while the Kia driver was wearing a seat belt.  Both are residents of Ocala.

If you were injured or a loved one was hurt or killed in a car crash that was not your fault, the skilled Alachua County car accident attorneys at Whittel & Melton can fight on your behalf for financial compensation.  We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you will incur no hourly fees or up-front costs for your auto accident case and we will not get paid a penny unless a recovery is made on your case.  Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online for a free consultation.

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