1 Dead, 1 Injured In Marion County Crash

One person was killed and another suffered serious injuries after a two-vehicle crash Saturday night in Marion County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident occurred at about 7:50 p.m., when a sedan driven by a 63-year-old Ocala man traveling in the left turn lane of Southwest 80th Avenue toward the Southwest 90th Street intersection. When the man tried to turn, an oncoming sedan driven by a 22-year-old man collided with the front of the car. 

FHP said the 63-year-old’s car hit a concrete pole before coming to a rest on the east side of the road while the second car came to a rest partially on the sidewalk.

First responders transported the 63-year-old man to the hospital, where he later died. The 22-year-old man is considered to be in serious condition, according to FHP.

Comment from Anidjar and Levine:

Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “One person is dead and another suffered serious injuries following this unfortunate accident which happened at the intersection of Southwest 80th Avenue. Our condolence goes to the families of the dead and injured drivers. Injuries sustained in a motorcycle or vehicle accident can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day-to-day life.

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