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Women, young children suffer serious, critical injuries in Alachua County crash

Car collides with tree on State Road 20, troopers say

(File photo)
(File photo)

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – Two women and two children from Gainesville are hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash on State Road 20 Thursday that left them seriously or critically injured, troopers said.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Tiesha Adams, 28, was driving a Nissan Altima east on SR 20 at 4:40 p.m. when it went off the road and collided with a culvert, causing it to become airborne and collide with a tree.

Troopers said everyone in the vehicle -- Adams, another 28-year-old woman, a 10-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl -- were all taken to UF Shands.

The young girl was listed as having critical injuries while the others were listed as having serious injuries.

No other details were immediately released.


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