One in critical condition after Hawthorne Road accident

Press release from Alachua County Fire Rescue

At about 3 p.m. today, units from Alachua County Fire Rescue and Windsor Fire Rescue were dispatched to a report of a vehicle accident with entrapment on Hawthorne Rd near CR 325. Upon arrival, units found a two-car accident with heavy damage to both vehicles. One patient was found trapped inside the vehicle and had to be extricated using the jaws of life. The patient was in critical condition and was transported to UF Health Shands trauma center. Another patient was transported to Shands with non-life-threatening injuries. ACFR would like to remind everyone to always wear your seatbelt and to never text and drive.