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Officers with the Florida Highway Patrol as well as emergency response teams from throughout Orlando and Orange County were on-hand to respond to an incident that took place on Wednesday, February 26th, along heavily trafficked stretch of Interstate 4 within the city of Orlando. According to reports from various news agencies as well as the various emergency response teams that rushed to the scene of the semi-truck accident, the event began sometime close to 9:00 at night on Wednesday, after a collision occurred involving a tractor-trailer that was hauling frozen food through the area.
During the late morning of Sunday, August 11th, emergency vehicles within Ocala began receiving reports of a crash between two vehicles that had taken place along the 3500 block of West Silver Springs Boulevard. According to initial updates from the Ocala Fire Rescue, the incident took place around 11:30 in the morning and included only two vehicles. One of these vehicles was a Ford F-150, the other was a large fuel tanker.
A crash that took place within Lake County on the morning of Thursday, July 11th, resulted in the death of a 22-year-old man. Shortly before the incident, sometime before 5:30 in the morning, the 22-year-old was driving their 2008 Chevrolet down U.S. 27. It is believed that they were approaching the intersection of U.S. 27 and Heritage Drive, just south of the Florida Turnpike, when the collision itself took place. The other vehicle involved in the crash, a semi-truck with an attached trailer, was traveling ahead of the Chevrolet. It is believed that both of the vehicles in question were driving the same way in the same lane.
Last Monday evening, a semi-truck loaded with sod was attempting to make a U-turn at the intersection of East Colonial Drive and Sherman Street in Orange County. According to the report filed by the Florida Highway Patrol, during the attempted turn, the tractor-trailer became stuck due to the tightness of the turn. The driver of the truck, the 68-year-old Ronald Cray from St. Cloud, then began to reverse in an attempt to free himself from the situation.
On the evening of Wednesday, November 18th, 2015, a severe crash on I-75 involving multiple passenger vehicles and three semi-trucks led to at least one fatality. The accident, which happened around 5:30 pm that evening, occurred near the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville. Later, it was determined that three individuals were critically injured in the crash, three more suffered mild injuries, and one, the driver of a Wiley Sanders semi-truck, was killed.