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Disagreement leads to serious crash on SW 62nd Blvd

Press release from Gainesville Police Department

On Tuesday, April 21, at approximately 8:00 p.m., GPD units responded to a report of a vehicle crash with serious injury at the entrance to Cabana Beach Apartments, 1600 SW 52nd St.

A preliminary investigation revealed that two men had some type of disagreement. As one man tried to leave the complex in a vehicle, the other man attempted to get into the driver’s side of the vehicle. The driver sped off while the other man hung onto the vehicle while being dragged.

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As the vehicle exited the complex, the driver crossed into the oncoming lane and struck a second vehicle head on. The man who had been dragged was seriously injured, and the other involved individuals received non-life-threatening injuries. All were transported to local hospitals for treatment.

The involved individuals were uncooperative, and this investigation is on-going.