Three injured, one seriously, in I-75 multi-vehicle accident

Press release from Alachua County Fire Rescue

At 9:09 p.m. this evening, Alachua County Fire Rescue and Gainesville Fire Rescue were dispatched to a multi vehicle accident on I-75 Northbound at the 387 mile marker, located just south of Newberry Road. Upon arrival, crews found 5 vehicles involved, with heavy damage to 4 of the vehicles. A total of 6 individuals were involved, 3 of which were transported to the hospital, one in serious condition. Due to the accident, 2 northbound lanes were closed. The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol.

ACFR would like to remind drivers to drive with care, especially during nighttime hours, and watch your speed.