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Drivers avoid injury in rollover crash on SW College Road

A two-vehicle crash with rollover temporarily blocked the westbound lanes of SW College Road in Ocala on Friday morning.

Shortly before 7:25 a.m., Ocala Fire Rescue units consisting of Engine 6, Rescue 4, Tower 1, Battalion Chief 11, and a Safety Officer responded to the 3800 block of SW College Road after receiving reports of a vehicle collision, according to OFR.

Two vehicle crash with rollover on SW College Road in Ocala on March 1, 2024 white sedan with damage to passenger side
A white sedan sustained moderate damage to its passenger side after being struck by a blue SUV on Friday morning. (Photo: Ocala Fire Rescue)

When firefighters arrived on scene, they observed a white sedan with moderate damage to its passenger side and a blue SUV that had rolled onto its roof.

Two vehicle crash with rollover on SW College Road in Ocala on March 1, 2024 blue suv on roof
The blue SUV rolled onto its roof following a collision with the white sedan. (Photo: Ocala Fire Rescue)

OFR stated that the SUV was missing its passenger side wheel.

Two vehicle crash with rollover on SW College Road in Ocala on March 1, 2024 closeup of blue suv
The blue SUV lost its front passenger tire during the rollover crash. (Photo: Ocala Fire Rescue)

Both drivers involved in the crash were “ambulatory,” meaning that they were able to walk around. There were no injuries reported.

Two vehicle crash with rollover on SW College Road in Ocala on March 1, 2024 MCFR and OPD also responded
The Ocala Police Department and Marion County Fire Rescue also responded to the scene of the two-vehicle crash on Friday morning. (Photo: Ocala Fire Rescue)

The Ocala Police Department and Marion County Fire Rescue also responded to the scene of the accident.

Two vehicle crash with rollover on SW College Road in Ocala on March 1, 2024 crews cleaning roadway
OFR crew members clearing the roadway of debris from the accident. (Photo: Ocala Fire Rescue)

Motorists traveling in the area experienced traffic delays on Friday morning. According to OFR, the roadway has since been cleared and regular traffic patterns have resumed on SW College Road.