3 adults, 3 juveniles severely injured in Buffalo County crash Saturday

One driver was life flighted.
Three adults and three juveniles are hospitalized with severe injuries following a two-vehicle...
Three adults and three juveniles are hospitalized with severe injuries following a two-vehicle crash Saturday. One of the adults was taken to the hospital via Air Care.(Nathan Koenig)
Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 8:38 PM CDT
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SHELTON, Neb. (KSNB) - Three adults and three juveniles are hospitalized with severe injuries following a two-vehicle crash Saturday.

Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called out to a motor vehicle crash at 4:28 p.m. near Grand Island Rd. and Shelton Rd. After arriving on scene, law enforcement saw a Dodge pickup and a Toyota Highlander had collided and multiple people were injured.

Occupants of the Toyota, two adults and three juveniles, were transported by EMS to Good Samaritan Hospital and Kearney Regional Medical Center. Driver and single occupant of the Dodge was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital via Air Care.

Preliminary investigation shows the Dodge was driven by a 20-year-old male of Ravenna and the Toyota was driven by a 46-year-old male of Lexington.

Both Shelton and Gibbon Volunteer Fire Department emergency crews responded to extinguish a field fire that had sparked from the crash.

Sergeant Brad Hall with the Buffalo County Sherriff’s Office told Local4 News everyone involved in the crash was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. He also noted, a section of the roadway was closed off to traffic by the sheriff’s office to allow for proper investigation.

Sgt. Hall said the scene was still active as of 8 p.m. Saturday.

Five Emergency Medical Services responded to the crash coming from Shelton, Gibbon, Ravenna, Wood Rive, and CHI-Good Samaritan Hospital.

The Kearney and Buffalo County crash investigation team is conducting investigation on the incident.

Stay tuned into Local4 News for the latest details on this crash.