News: 2 injured when semi overturns in NE Ocala


OCALA, FL – Two people were hospitalized Saturday when a semi truck hauling a tank of water overturned and struck a passenger vehicle in northeast Ocala, ClickOrlando reports.

Emergency responders were called to the 2400 block of NE 14th Street at about 3:25 a.m. that morning. They extricated the passenger vehicle’s driver from the wreckage and transported that individual and the truck’s driver to an area hospital. The extent of their injuries remains unknown at this time.

The water the truck had been transporting was safe to drink and consequently was not considered an environmental hazard.

Little else is known about the accident at this time. We will provide updates as possible.

If you’ve been injured in a truck accident that wasn’t your fault, you could be owed compensation. Contact the Ocala truck accident attorneys at Whittel & Melton, LLC for a free consultation about your case. We can be reached online or by phone at 866-608-5529.

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