Press release from Alachua County Fire Rescue
WALDO, Fla. – In the early morning hours of December 2, crews from Alachua County Fire Rescue, Melrose Fire Department, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, and the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle accident on NE US Highway 301, just south of Waldo. The vehicle left the roadway and flipped multiple times, incurring significant damage before coming to rest against a large oak tree. The driver was transported to a local trauma center in serious but stable condition. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Alachua County Fire Rescue would like to remind everyone to use caution while driving and always avoid downed power lines.