Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a two motor-vehicle accident, with possible entrapment, this afternoon. Upon arrival, Fire Engine #3 encountered two vehicles obstructing the road; a pick-up truck with moderate damage to the impact site, and a heavily damaged SUV which had rolled-over. Inspection of the vehicles revealed that the driver and passenger of the SUV needed assistance in exiting. Applying moderate force, firefighters were able to open the passenger’s side door, however, assistance from extrication equipment was needed to remove the driver.
Both individuals in the SUV were transported to the hospital as a precautionary measure, having suffered the impacts of a vehicle that rolled-over. The driver, sole occupant, of the pick-up truck was not transported.
Ocala Police Department and Marion County Fire Rescue also responded.