Two people killed after Tesla collides with semi-truck on I-75

Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 2:27 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Two people are dead following a wreck at a rest area on Interstate 75 in Gainesville on Wednesday.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers say they requested assistance from the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office at 1:58 p.m. after a tesla became pinned under a semi-truck. It happened at the southbound rest area near mile marker 382.

The car crashed into the back of a semi hauling a Walmart-branded trailer.

Alachua County Fire Rescue crews confirm the two people were killed.

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The I-75 off-ramp at the location was blocked as rescue crews respond.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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