First available updates on crash involving an SUV and a semi tractor trailer at the intersection of US Hwy 441 & SR 40 on 3/19/13.
The intersection has been opened up as much as is safely possible at this time. Efforts to unload and remove the overturned semi tractor trailer continue at this time; it may be up to 3 more hours before the intersection is fully cleared.
We request patience from all driver who must travel through this area and encourage the use of alternate routes when possible.
Photos of the scene have been released and are available on the Ocala Police Department's Facebook page.
According to information received, passenger of the semi, Lisa Mead, has been discharged. The drivers of both vehicles remain in area hospitals at this time.
Further information will be released as it becomes available.