One person trauma-alerted to hospital following single-vehicle accident in rainy conditions

Press release from Alachua County Fire Rescue

ARCHER, Fla. – Around 4:30 p.m. this afternoon, crews from Alachua County Fire Rescue, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, and the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a motor vehicle accident south of Archer. The vehicle left the roadway in rainy conditions and struck a tree. The occupant of the vehicle was extricated using the ‘Jaws of Life’ and other extrication tools and was transported by ACFR to a local trauma center. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

ACFR reminds everyone to drive with caution in the rain and always wear a seatbelt.

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