Four transported to hospitals after morning crash on I-75

Press release from Alachua County Fire Rescue

MICANOPY, Fla. – At about 7:30 a.m. this morning, Alachua County Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle accident with entrapment at the 374 mile marker on I-75 northbound. Upon arrival, units found a four-vehicle accident with heavy damage to two of the vehicles. 

Crews identified four patients requiring transport to local hospitals and three additional patients who were evaluated and released on scene. One patient was entrapped in their vehicle, requiring the use of hydraulic extrication tools. A total of two patients were trauma-alerts and transported to a local trauma center. All northbound lanes were shut down, and traffic was diverted off the interstate at the Micanopy exit.  

Alachua County Fire Rescue reminds you to drive carefully and reduce your speed when raining, with headlights on when your wipers are on!

  • I believe the stats are every 9 days on average interstate 75 is shut down due to a crash. It has become less reliable and the road surface is horrible. Thanks Texas, New York, and Calibfornia.

  • I seen this happen and the lady in the truck never even applied her brakes.

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