UPDATE: One person dies, another with serious injuries in vehicle accident in Gadsden County

Another accident in Leon County Saturday afternoon
Posted at 6:12 PM, Aug 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-14 12:51:32-04

(WTXL) — UPDATE 08/14/2022: The Florida Highway Patrol released a report Saturday night on an accident on Blue Star Highway Saturday afternoon in Gadsden County that left one person dead and another with serious injuries.

The report notes a sedan driven by a 32-year-old man of Quincy was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 90, also known as Blue Star Highway just south of Holly Circle in Gadsden County.

A sports utility vehicle driven by a 59-year-old female of Gretna, was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 90 in the inside lane.

The report notes for an unknown reason, the sedan left the roadway to the left, crossed the grass median and into the path of the SUV.

The SUV’s front collided with the sedan’s passenger side doors.

The impact led to the sedan to rotate clockwise; eventually coming to a stop in the outside westbound line of U.S. Highway 90 facing south.

The SUV rotated clockwise and came to a stop facing east in the inside lane near the area of the collision.

The report said the driver of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the SUV sustained serious injuries. FHP was assisted by the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office and the Gadsden County Fire and Rescue team.


First responders attended to accidents in Gadsden and Leon counties Saturday afternoon.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol’s Live Traffic Crash and Road Conditions website, first responders were dispatched to the scene in Gadsden County at the intersection of Blue Star Highway and Holly Circle in Quincy just after 4:15 p.m. and arrived just before 4:30 p.m.

The website notes that there is a fatality and the westbound lanes are shut down.

Travelers are advised use caution in the area.

The same website is reporting an accident with injuries at the intersection of Blountstown Highway and Nena Hills Drive.

First responders arrived at the scene at 5:08 p.m.

It is being reported that the roadway has reopened.