Pickup Driver Airlifted After Crashing Into ECUA Truck

January 24, 2023

One person was injured when they rear-ended an ECUA sanitation truck in Barrineau Park Tuesday.

The driver of a Ford F250 slammed into the rear of the ECUA truck on Molino Road near Barrineau Park School Road. The crash dislodged a John Deere Gator UTV being transported on a utility trailer behind the Ford, causing the Gator to crash into the back of the pickup truck.

The driver, a male reportedly in his 70s, was airlifted to a Pensacola hospital by MedStar Air Care helicopter.

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The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. The Molino and Cantonment stations of Escambia County Fire Rescue, Escambia County EMS, and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office also responded.

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4 Responses to “Pickup Driver Airlifted After Crashing Into ECUA Truck”

  1. JB on January 26th, 2023 9:17 pm

    Ouch! Some people shouldn’t have nice things.

  2. JJ on January 25th, 2023 8:11 pm

    Not one inch of skid marks, not to mention the gator wasnt chained down.

  3. Chris on January 25th, 2023 5:55 pm

    Don’t know the circumstances, but I agree a big flashing truck should be easy to see.

  4. Squint on January 25th, 2023 3:25 pm

    Those pesky 60K+ pound, white, 12′-5” tall with flashing yellow lights are difficult to see at times.

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