Articles Tagged with Marion County

MARION COUNTY, FL – One person was seriously injured in a multi-vehicle accident in Marion County Friday night, reports WCJB.

The incident happened on Highway 40 in the area of 183rd Avenue Road near Silver Springs at about 7:47 p.m.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision involved a Ford sedan, a van and an R.V.  The injured victim was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center, where they were listed in serious condition.

MARION COUNTY, FL – A motorcycle accident in Marion County claimed the life of an area high school student, WGFL reports.

The crash happened on Northwest 100th Avenue last Tuesday morning at about 8:30 a.m.   According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an 18-year-old male was driving a motorcycle north and crossed paths with another vehicle as he merged into the southbound lane.

The motorcyclist was struck by the vehicle and was pronounced dead after being taken to UF Health Shands Hospital.  He was identified as James Wilkerson.

MARION COUNTY, FL –  State troopers said a car accident in Marion County on Tuesday night left two people dead.

A report by WKMG states the crash took place near Ocklawaha, in the area of County Road 464C and SE 99th Place.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a driver crossed over a double yellow line on County Road 464C, went onto the north shoulder, then veered across both travel lanes before going onto the south shoulder and crashing into a tree.

OCALA, FL – Police say an alleged drunk driver was arrested after crashing into a dentist’s office in Ocala early Monday morning.

The Ocala Police Department released details of the incident in a Facebook post. Officers responded to Healthy Smiles Dentistry on SW 10th Street at about 12:30 a.m. after a Chevy Equinox first struck a vehicle in the roadway and then slammed into the building.  No one was injured.

The driver of the vehicle, identified as 23-year-old Gabriel Hausy, was spotted fleeing from the officers on foot.  After a brief pursuit, Hausy was detained.

MARION COUNTY, FL – State troopers were at the scene of a fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian accident in Marion County early Monday morning.

According to the Gainesville Sun, a man was trying to walk across the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 at about 2 a.m. when he walked into the path of a Ford Mustang at mile marker 362.

The pedestrian, whose name was not released, was struck by the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries.  The driver of the Ford, a 33-year-old man, and his passenger, a 32-year-old woman, were not injured.  Both are Orlando residents.

OCALA, FL – Ocala police are investigating an accident last week that left a motorcycle rider dead, the Ocala StarBanner reports.

The crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck occurred on Southwest 19th Avenue Road near 24th Avenue Tuesday night at about 8 p.m.

Investigators said the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck was headed east on Southwest 19th Avenue Road and entered the left lane to turn into a driveway for shopping and restaurants. The operator of a Suzuki motorcycle was going west in an inside lane and the vehicles collided, with the bike ending up underneath the pickup.

OCALA, FL – Rescue crews were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle collision in Ocala on Sunday afternoon.

Ocala Fire Rescue said Engine 5, Rescue 5, Tower 1, Battalion Chief 22, and a Safety Officer responded to the 2400 block of Northeast 49th Terrace shortly before 3 p.m.

Crews found a Nissan minivan and a Ford pickup truck with heavy front-end damage that were facing westbound on State Road 40.  Rescuers had to pry open the door of the minivan to extricate the driver.

MARION COUNTY, FL – State troopers said a man was killed in a pedestrian accident early Friday morning in Marion County, according to WKMG.

The Florida Highway Patrol released a report on the incident that happened in the area of SE Maricamp Road and Southeast Bahia Avenue Court at about 12:37 a.m.

According to the FHP, a man was in the outside lane of the roadway on Southeast Maricamp Road when he was struck by a sedan heading east.  The pedestrian, a 42-year-old man from Ocala, suffered fatal injuries.

MARION COUNTY, FL – State troopers said an accident in Marion County last week claimed the life of a 44-year-old pedestrian.

The Ocala News reports the victim was hit by a pickup truck on U.S. 27 near NW 97th Place on Friday night just after 9 p.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the woman was walking near the intersection when she was struck by the pickup as it was headed eastbound.  The victim, a Davie resident, was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders.

MARION COUNTY, FL – State troopers said a motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Marion County on Monday afternoon.

A report by WKMG states that the collision occurred in the vicinity of County Road 484 and County Road 467.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the motorcycle rider was headed east along County Road 484.  As he turned to make a left onto County Road 467 at about 2:10 p.m, the motorcycle entered the path of a westbound sedan and the vehicles collided.

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