HIGH SPRINGS – High Springs Police were called to the scene of a crash involving three vehicles at 3:53 p.m. on July 15. The crash site was 17572 N.W. US Highway 441, High Springs. All three vehicles involved in the incident were traveling north on U.S. Highway 441.
In the lead was a 2018 Ford truck driven by Jon R. Lowell of High Springs. Lowell attempted to make a U-turn in the designated median turn-around area and was struck from behind by Joshua S. Jones of Ft. White. Jones was driving a 2012 Ford four-door vehicle.
Maverick L. Gaddy of Branford, who was driving a 1995 Saab, struck Jones’ car causing what police termed “a chain reaction of the vehicles striking each other.”
When High Springs police officers arrived on the scene the crash had caused a complete road blockage.
A minor injury to Jones’ left arm was sustained in the crash. Gaddy was issued a citation for careless driving. Jones was issued two citations, the first of which was for no proof of insurance and the second was for an expired registration of more than six months.
High Springs police reports do not include information regarding seat belt usage and there was also no information regarding suspected alcohol use of the drivers.
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