70.1 F
The Villages
Friday, January 21, 2022

Blue Bell ice cream truck involved in crash on I-75 near Wildwood

A Blue Bell ice cream truck was struck in a crash Thursday on Interstate 75 near Wildwood.

A tractor trailer truck transporting glass driven by a 46-year-old Bushnell man at 11:44 a.m. had been southbound on I-75 when it partially drifted onto the outside shoulder where the Blue Bell ice cream truck was parked, near Mile Marker 327 about two miles north of the State Road 44 exit, according to an accident report from the Florida Highway Patrol. When the Bushnell man’s truck hit the Blue Bell ice cream truck’s trailer, the Bushnell man was ejected from the vehicle. He suffered minor injuries. The report noted he had not been wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the Blue Bell ice cream truck, a 47-year-old woman from Decherd, Tenn., also suffered minor injuries.

More Headlines
Stories in and around The Villages, Florida

The Villages, Florida

Letters to the Editor
Opinions submitted by residents in and around The Villages

Letter about ‘How Democracy Really Dies’

A Village of Largo resident sounds off on a recent Letter to the Editor about the death of democracy.

Don’t miss Three Tenors Plus One at The Sharon

A Village of Rio Grande resident is encouraging Villagers to get their tickets for the Three Tenors plus One, which supports a great cause.

What will Jeffery Bogue do for the citizens of Sumter County?

A Village of Belvedere resident, in a Letter to the Editor, asks what a candidate for the Sumter County Commission will do for residents.

Biden in over his head

A Village of Mallory Square resident contends that President Biden’s press conference this week showed he’s in over his head. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Setting the record straight on snowbirds vs. renters

A Village of Belle Aire resident, responding to a previous Letter to the Editor, attempts to clarify the difference between snowbirds and renters.

The Villages, Florida