News: Driver injured when car hits pole, breaks apart in Marion County


MARION COUNTY, FL – A driver was hospitalized after a car accident in Marion County on Saturday morning, officials said.

According to a Facebook post by Marion County Fire Rescue, crews were dispatched to the intersection of State Highway 200 and SW 80th Street at about 8:24 a.m.

Callers to 911 reported that  a white Corvette had gone off the road, clipped a power pole and broken apart.  First responders arrived to find the car in pieces and power lines hanging low.  The driver was transported to an area hospital as a trauma alert, but no further details were provided on the person’s condition.

The accident shut down State Road 200 as firefighters secured the scene until the Florida Highway Patrol and power company crews arrived.

The FHP is investigating the cause of the wreck.

If you were hurt in a car accident due to the actions of a careless or reckless driver, the law firm of Whittel & Melton would like to discuss your case with you. Our skilled Marion County car accident lawyers know what it takes to obtain the maximum amount of compensation for your accident-related expenses. Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to set up a free consultation where we can review your legal options.

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