Two women in critical condition after head-on crash in Gainesville

Two women were injured in this crash on Archer Road Tuesday morning/WGFL.

Two women are in critical condition after a head-on collision on Archer Road Tuesday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the crash happened about 9:30 a.m. near the SW 138th Street intersection.

Troopers say a 1993 Chevy Astro van was heading east on Archer when it started passing vehicles in the left-hand lane. Troopers say the van didn't get back over in time, striking a 2007 Chevy Impala head-on.

The Highway Patrol identified the driver of the van was 38-year-old Jennifer Riccelli of Elizabeth, Pennsylvania. They say 38-year-old Tamekka King of Gainesville was driving the Chevy Impala.

Both women were taken to UF Health in critical condition.

Troopers say charges are pending.


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