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One Extricated After Foggy Morning Crash

By OCALA FIRE RESCUE, Correspondent | February 23, 2022 | FLORIDA

Story No. 022322104

(OCALA, FL.) Feb. 23, 2022 – On Wednesday, Feb. 23, at approximately 8:05 a.m. Ocala Fire Rescue's Engine 4 and Rescue 4 responded to a motor vehicle accident at the 3400 block of SW 27th Avenue.

Upon arrival, units found a Jeep with moderate front end damage, a Prius with moderate driver's side damage, and a Honda sedan with heavy damage to the passenger's side. The passenger of the Honda needed extrication.

The crews removed the Honda's passenger's side door to access the patient using specialized tools. The patient was immediately removed and prepared for transport. The passenger and driver of the Honda were taken to the hospital as trauma alerts.

The driver of the Jeep was also transported to the hospital.

No other injuries were reported.

Ocala Fire Rescue reminds the public to allow extra time to reach their destination and reduce their speed when driving under low visibility conditions. The use of fog lights or low beam headlights to make vehicles visible to other drivers during foggy conditions is also recommended.

Ocala Police Department and Marion County Fire Rescue also responded.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.