Multi-vehicle I-75 accident injures 2

A sedan and box truck collided along I-75 at mile marker 375 on Friday morning.
A sedan and box truck collided along I-75 at mile marker 375 on Friday morning. (Courtesy of Alachua County Fire Rescue)

Two drivers were injured when a box truck and sedan collided, flipped and landed off the side of I-75 north of Micanopy on Friday morning.

According to an Alachua County Fire Rescue (ACFR) release, the collision occurred around 8:30 a.m. northbound at the 375 mile marker.

ACFR and Micanopy Fire Department crews responded to the accident, stabilized the overturned sedan and extricated the trapped driver.

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Emergency responders transported the drivers of both vehicles to the hospital.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

ACFR added a reminder to drivers to move over one lane – when safe to do so – for stopped law enforcement, emergency services vehicles and two trucks with warning lights displayed. This allows responders to work in a safer environment while rendering aid to people involved in an accident.

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