Driver Trauma Alerted After Rollover on SR 40 and SW 60th Avenue in Ocala
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(OCALA, FL.) Feb. 10, 2022 – Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) units were dispatched to a single-vehicle accident on W Highway 40 and SW 60th Avenue at approximately 11:50 a.m.
Engine 6, Rescue 4, Tower 1, Battalion Chief 11, and a Safety Officer arrived to find a green sedan on its roof blocking the southbound lanes of SW 60th Avenue, with the driver trapped inside. OFR and MCFR crews stabilized the vehicle and proceeded with extrication. Using hydraulic tools, crews removed both driver-side doors to access the patient. Upon removal, the driver was trauma alerted to the hospital. The Ocala Police Department (OPD), Marion County Fire Rescue (MCFR), Marion County Sheriffs Office (MCSO), and Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) units also responded.