News: Crash on West Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala sends 7 to hospital


OCALA, FL – A two-vehicle collision in Ocala Friday evening sent seven people to the hospital, the Ocala News reports.

Ocala Police, Ocala Fire Rescue, and Marion County Fire Rescue all responded to the scene in the area of W Silver Springs Boulevard and NW 30th Avenue just before 6:15 p.m.

Crews arrived to find that a pickup truck had collided with a compact sport utility vehicle. Rescue crews extricated a passenger from the SUV with the use of cutters and spreaders.  That person was taken to an area hospital as a trauma alert.  The driver of the SUV and five people in the pickup truck – two adults and three children – were also taken to a hospital to be evaluated.

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