T-bone accident near Waldo sends two to the hospital

Press release from Alachua County Fire Rescue

While en route to a separate incident at 4:15 p.m. today, Alachua County Fire Rescue Engine 40 (based in Waldo) noticed a sudden, large column of black smoke rising just north of their location on US 301. 

Engine 40 arrived to find a two-vehicle T-bone style collision at the intersection of US Highway 301 and NE County Road 225, just south of the Alachua/Bradford County Line. Engine 40 deployed a hose line as one of the vehicles was fully engulfed in flames and simultaneously treated two patients with serious injuries. 

Both patients were transported to the local trauma center. The accident is under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. 

Alachua County Fire Rescue would like to remind all individuals to move over and slow down for emergency vehicles stopped at the scene of an incident along the roadways.

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