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Firefighters Extricate Driver After Early Morning Crash

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December 27, 2021 | 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.) Dec. 27, 2021 – Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a collision involving two vehicles at the 3400 block of SW 60th Avenue at approximately 1:58 a.m.

Engine 6, Rescue 4, and Battalion Chief 11 were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident scene with injuries and a possible need for extrication. Units arrived to find a pick-up truck and a sedan with heavy front-end damage. The driver and passenger of the sedan were ambulatory. The driver of the pick-up truck needed to be extricated.

Firefighters removed the driver’s side door of the pick-up truck using hydraulic tools. The driver was removed from the vehicle and was taken to the hospital as a trauma alert.

The driver and passenger of the sedan were taken to the hospital in a separate ambulance.

Ocala Police Department and Marion County Fire Rescue also responded.

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