News: Man, 83, killed in crash after running red light in Marion Co.


OCALA, FL – An elderly man was killed and two others were hospitalized following a three-vehicle crash southwest of Ocala this morning.

According to Ocala-News, the collision occurred at about 7:10 a.m. when the driver of a northbound sedan ran the red light at SW 80th Avenue and State Road 200 and was hit by the front end of an SUV as it entered the intersection.

The force of the impact rotated the SUV before it was hit by a nearby pickup truck.

The sedan’s driver, an 83-year-old Ocala man, was rushed to HCA Florida Ocala Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries later on.

The other two drivers involved in the crash were sent to an are hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No updates on their conditions are available at this time.

When you have been involved in a serious car accident and are wondering where to turn for legal help, contact the legal team at Whittel & Melton. Our skilled Marion County Car Accident Lawyers will use their experience to help you and your loved ones pursue financial compensation in your time of need. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.

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