ALACHUA – A two-vehicle crash occurred on Friday, March 3, at approximately 3:22 p.m., at the intersection of Northwest U.S. Highway 441 and Northwest 167th Boulevard in Alachua. Northbound lanes were blocked on U.S. Highway 441 and all of Northwest 167th Boulevard was blocked as emergency crews worked the scene.

The High Springs Fire Department along with Alachua County Fire Rescue and Alachua Police Department responded to the scene, which included entrapment.

A medical transport bus registered to the V.A. Hospital and a sedan, driven by an elderly male, were involved. The male sustained minor lacerations. “The front seat passenger, an elderly female, sustained non-life-threatening injuries, but was trauma alerted to Shands Hospital,” said Alachua Public Information Officer Detective Thomas Stanfield.

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