News: Collision on U.S. 301 in Orange Heights leaves 1 person dead, 2 injured


ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – State troopers and rescue units were at the scene of a fatal wreck in Alachua County on Thursday night.

According to the Gainesville Sun, two vehicles collided on U.S. 301 in the Orange Heights area at about 7:30 p.m.

Three people were seriously injured and taken to an area hospital, where one of the victims was pronounced dead.

Northbound lanes of U.S. 301 were shut down for several hours as the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene along with Alachua County Fire Rescue.  The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the FHP.

If you were injured or a loved one was hurt or killed in a Florida automobile collision that was not your fault, you deserve to be justly compensated for your sufferings or loss. The skilled Alachua County car accident attorneys at Whittel & Melton can evaluate your case and review your options for seeking financial compensation. Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online for a free consultation.

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