News: Crash at intersection in Silver Springs Shores kills both drivers


MARION COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a two-vehicle collision in Marion County on Saturday night left both drivers dead.

The Ocala StarBanner reports the accident happened at Southeast Maricamp Road and Pine Trace in Silver Springs Shores.  Marion County Fire Rescue Crews responded to the scene at 9:32 p.m.

An investigation found that the driver of a Chevy Equinox was headed east in the westbound lane on Maricamp Road, and collided with a westbound Nissan Murano.  The driver of the Chevy, a 23-year-old Ocala woman, and the driver of the Nissan, a 44-year-old Summerfield woman, were both pronounced dead at the scene.  A 2-year-old child in the Chevy was being taken to UF Health Shands Hospital for treatment.

A portion of Maricamp Road was shut down by sheriff’s deputies while the scene was being cleared and invesetigated.

At the law office of Whittel & Melton, we are dedicated to protecting the legal rights of accident victims.  So if you or a loved one were hurt in a car accident through no fault of your own, contact our skilled Marion County car accident lawyers. We will handle the legal process and fight for financial compensation while you recover from your ordeal. Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to set up a free consultation.

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