2 drivers taken to hospital as trauma alerts after Ocala crash, officials say

Crash happened in the 2400 block of Northeast 49th Terrace

Two drivers trauma alerted after crash in Ocala (City of Ocala)

OCALA, Fla. – Two drivers were seriously injured after a crash in Ocala on Sunday, according to a news release from the city.

Officials said they responded to the crash around 2:54 p.m. in the 2400 block of Northeast 49th Terrace in Marion County.

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Upon arrival, emergency crews said they located a minivan and a pickup truck with heavy front-end damage, facing westbound on State Road 40.

According the release, the driver of the minivan was unable to exit the vehicle and emergency workers had to use spreaders to pry the driver’s door open to gain access to the patient.

Both drivers were transported to the hospital as trauma alerts. An infant who was in the minivan was not injured, according to officials.

The Ocala Police Department, Marion County Fire Rescue, Ocala Fire Rescue and Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash.

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