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Two Semi’s, One Sedan Collide on Silver Springs Boulevard

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June 16, 2022 | 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.) June 16, 2022 – On Thursday, June 16, Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a multi-vehicle accident at the West Silver Springs Boulevard and North Pine Avenue intersection at 7:37 p.m.

Engines 1 and 3, Rescue 3, Tower 1, Battalion Chief 22, and a Safety Officer arrived at the accident scene to find a collision involving two semi-trucks and a sedan. One truck had a moderate fuel leak making its way onto the roadway and a nearby storm drain.

Rescue 3 assessed the state of the drivers while Engine 3 placed booms in the storm drain to minimize the environmental impact of the fuel leak.

Tower 1 placed a catch basin under the leaking fuel tank and assisted Engine 3 in covering the spill with absorbent.

The driver of the sedan was transported to the hospital. No additional injuries were reported.

The state warning point was notified.

Ocala Police Department and an environmental cleaning contractor also responded.

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