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Three Transported After Multiple Vehicle Crash on West Highway 40

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March 15, 2023 | FLORIDA OCALA FIRE RESCUE, Correspondent
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

(OCALA, FL.) March 15, 2023 – On Wednesday, March 15, at approximately 6:12 a.m., Ocala Fire Rescue's Engine 4, Rescue 1, Squad 7, Battalion Chief 11, and a Safety Officer were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the 5500 block of West Highway 40.

Units arrived on scene to find three pick-up trucks blocking several lanes of traffic - a red GNC Sierra that rolled over and was upright, a silver Ford F-150 with heavy front end damage, and a modified Ford Ranger with a black cab that sustained heavy front and rear damage.

Units secured the scene.

Rescue 1 assessed all patients, and Battalion Chief 11 established command. Squad 7 was released.

All (3) drivers were transported to the hospital.

The Ocala Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol, and Marion County Fire Rescue also responded.

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