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OCALA, FL – Students were injured after a serious school bus collision in Marion County on Wednesday reports WSVN.

The crash happened as the school bus driver was stopped with the lights activated to let students off near Ocala. As several students were exiting the bus, a 34-year-old driver in a tractor-trailer slammed into the bus.

A total of ten students were on the bus. Five were taken to the hospital, with two of the victims in serious condition.

OCALA, FL – A 90-year-old man was fatally struck by a driver while crossing a road in Ocala on Wednesday morning.

According to News6, Eugene Aldrich was attempting to cross the roadway near the 2200 block of E. Silver Springs Boulevard. A westbound driver was in the outside lane attempting to merge into the inside lane when they struck the man.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he died of his injuries.

OCALA, FL – Two people suffered injuries after a rollover crash in Ocala Tuesday morning, reports News6.

The accident happened between drivers in a Hyundai sedan and an Acura SUV around 8 a.m. The vehicles collided at SW 60th Avenue at SW 38th Street causing the Hyundai to flip onto its roof.

The driver and passenger of the overturned car were both taken to the hospital with injuries.

MARION COUNTY, FL – A man was killed in a motorcycle crash on State Road 40 in Marion County Sunday, reports Ocala-News.

The motorcyclist was traveling westbound along State Road 40 near State Road 19 when he attempted to pass a westbound sedan. He struck an oncoming pickup truck head-on, which caused the pickup to hit the sedan.

Authorities pronounced the motorcyclist, a 40-year-old man from Spring Hill, deceased at the scene.

OCALA, FL – Three people were taken to a hospital after being injured at an Ocala intersection Wednesday morning, reports Ocala-News.

Two SUVs collided at State Road 200 and SW 20th Street around 11:30 a.m. A driver in one of the SUVs and two occupants of the other were all taken to a local hospital with injuries.

The condition of those involved or what caused the crash is not clear at this time.

OCALA, FL – One person sustained injuries in a car crash involving two vehicles in Marion County Thursday afternoon.

According to WCJB, the collision was between two drivers in a Dodge pickup and a Mitsubishi SUV. One of the vehicles was T-boned in the crash.

The driver of the SUV was extracted from their vehicle and transported to an area hospital.

OCALA, FL – Three people were injured after two vehicles collided in Ocala Tuesday afternoon.

According to WCJB, the crash happened on Southwest College Road around noon between a mini-van and van.

Emergency crews had to cut the driver out of the mini-van and transported them to an area hospital. Two people in the other van were injured as well and taken to a hospital.

OCALA, FL – Two people were injured in a car accident that happened at the 3100 block of E Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala earlier this morning.

A driver and passenger were found in a gray sedan around 7 a.m., reports Ocala News. The passenger had to be extracted from the vehicle.

Both occupants were transported to an area hospital. Details on what caused the car crash are unknown at this time.

OCALA, FL – One elderly motorcyclist was killed and another was injured when their vehicles collided on a rural stretch of highway about 10 miles northeast of Ocala on Tuesday.

The Ocala Star-Banner reports that a group of motorcyclists was traveling west in a single-file line on Northeast 90th Street Road near Baseline Road shortly before 11:30 a.m. that morning, when a 74-year-old man lost control of his bike during a turn, briefly left the roadway, and then swerved back onto it. In doing so, he struck a motorcycle operated by an 80-year-old man, which caused the vehicles to overturn.

Emergency responders took both men to Ocala Regional Medical Center, where the older rider died.

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