Saturday, March 28, 2020
65.3 F
Ocala

Three injured when pickup collides with Marion County School bus at busy intersection

Three Ocala residents were injured early Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash involving a Marion County School bus.

The incident happened at 6:20 a.m. when a 2005 Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by 39-year-old James Gosford attempted to make a U-turn at the intersection of State Road 40 and NW 110th Avenue. The school bus, driven by 63-year-old Donna Mosher, had a green light as she drove into the intersection, a Florida Highway Patrol report states, adding that no children were on the bus.

As Gosford was making the U-turn, the front of his pickup struck the left front portion of the school bus. Gosford’s truck overturned into its left side and came to rest facing in a northwest direction in the right outside lane of SR 40. The school bus stopped facing west in the right outside lane of SR 40.

Gosford, who was cited for making an improper U-turn at a red light, was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center. Mosher and her passenger, 21-year-old Gabriela Forsythe, were taken to West Marion Community Hospital. None of the victims received life-threatening injuries, the report says.

Photos in Ocala, Florida

Subscribe for email updates

* indicates required

Headlines

Ocala Fire Rescue activates paramedic strike team amid COVID-19 outbreak

Ocala Fire Rescue has activated a special strike team to address concerns amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Ocklawaha man nabbed after caller reports light being shined into home

An Ocklawaha man found himself behind bars early Saturday morning after a caller reported suspicious activity in a neighborhood and a light being shined inside a home.

Ninth Marion County resident tests positive for COVID-19 virus

A 38-year-old woman from another state is the latest person to test positive for the Coronavirus in Marion County.

Man wanted on warrants nabbed after fleeing from Marion sheriff’s deputies

A man on felony probation who was wanted on outstanding warrants was jailed recently after fleeing from a Marion County sheriff’s deputy..

Weirsdale woman arrested after nasty spat with man

A Weirsdale woman was arrested recently after she allegedly slapped a man who threw her belongings out of a vehicle and onto the ground.

Business

Ocala businesses shutter doors in wake of COVID-19 fallout

Businesses across the city of Ocala shuttered their doors Friday morning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has ground the nation to a halt. 

The Fiery Chef serving up ‘Ready to Eat Meals’ at new east Ocala location

The Fiery Chef has opened the doors on its new east Ocala location in hopes of serving up "Ready to Eat Meals" to the local community. 

Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar opens new Ocala location at Market Street at Heathbrook

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar opened the doors on their new Ocala location at Market Street at Heathbrook this week.

Mojo Grill is a must-visit restaurant in Ocala

The Mojo Grill and Catering Company, which has multiple locations throughout Marion, Lake and Sumter counties, is a must-visit restaurant in Ocala.

Epic Theatres opens doors at new Ocala location

Epic Theatres opened the doors on its new Ocala location earlier this month.

More Headlines