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Vehicle Collision Leads to Extrication on SR 40 in Ocala

By OCALA FIRE RESCUE, Correspondent | March 09, 2021 | FLORIDA

Story No. 030921108

Ocala, FL - Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to reports of a vehicle accident with entrapment in the 5100 block of SR 40 at 12:47 A.M. on Tuesday, March 9th. OFR Engine 4, Rescue 4, Tower 1, Battalion Chief 11, and a Safety Officer were dispatched to the call. Upon arrival, crews encountered a two-vehicle collision involving a semi-truck and a sedan with heavy damage. The driver of the sedan was entrapped. Crews from Engine 4, Rescue 4 and Tower 1 stabilized the vehicle and began extrication. Within 16 minutes, the patient had been extricated and packaged for transport. The patient was trauma alerted to Ocala Regional Medical Center. No other injuries were reported. The Ocala Police Department and Marion County Fire Rescue also responded.

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