Driver of stolen hearse causes 5-vehicle collision

A 54-year-old man was arrested after he stole a hearse and was responsible for a five-vehicle collision at NW 8th Avenue and NW 34th Street in Gainesville on Sunday.
Courtesy of Gainesville Police Department

A 54-year-old man was arrested Sunday when he stole a Cadillac hearse and caused a five-vehicle crash in Gainesville.

According to a Gainesville Police Department (GPD) social media post, the suspect took a hearse from a Chestnut Funeral Home. He then crashed the vehicle at NW 8th Avenue and 34th Street at 1:35 p.m.

No one was injured in the collision and the suspect was arrested.

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That’s near an elementary school, the crash sight!

Cynthia Binder

In a hurry to go somewhere??