Tag Archives: I-75 Crash

While forestry crews fight muck fire, others recall night of crash

By , , , , and on January 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 10:37 am

  Though traffic is flowing in both the north and southbound lanes of I-75, law enforcement officials continue their investigation into the multiple-vehicle crash that killed 10 people.  On Monday forestry workers could be seen watering the muck fire on Payne’s […]

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Footage shows fire and smoke still dangerous on area highways

By , , and on January 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 26, 2013 at 1:03 am

Video and a photo gallery from the aftermath of Sunday’s deadly multi-vehicle crash on I-75.

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Reviewing the events of the “Boardwalk Fire”

By on January 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 26, 2013 at 1:04 am

Traffic is running again in both the north and southbound lanes on I-75 and U.S. 441 in Alachua County following yesterday’s deadly pileup. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports, officials from all of North Central Florida have provided assistance. […]

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I-75 and U.S. 441 open while investigation continues into Sunday’s multi-vehicle crash

By on January 30th, 2012 | Last updated: January 31, 2012 at 8:18 pm

Fire and forestry officials are still on scene investigating the cause of the fire in Paynes Prairie that sparked Saturday. Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the cause of the fire is still unknown and although the it’s been extinguished […]

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Low visibility once again shuts down both lanes of U.S. 441 and I-75 in parts of Alachua County

By on January 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 26, 2013 at 1:04 am

  The Florida Highway Patrol has closed parts of Interstate 75 and U.S. 441 this morning because of low visibility in the same area where 10 people died in a multiple-vehicle crash early Sunday.  Drivers are encouraged to call 511 for highway information. In […]

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Deadly crashes close I-75 for hours

By on January 29th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:35 pm

At least nine people died in early morning crashes caused by smoke and fog on I-75 near Paynes Prairie.  Other crash victims were rushed to Shands Hospital: six to the trauma center and 12 more to the emergency room.  As […]

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