December 1, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Three-vehicle crash in Kearney leaves one dead

One person is dead after a crash between a school bus and two other vehicles at a busy intersection in Kearney. According to the Kearney Police Department, the crash happened at around 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and Platte Road, near Skeeter Barnes.

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Three vehicle crash in Kearney leaves one dead. 9-1-22

Police say one person died at the scene, and another was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The bus involved was a Cozad Haymaker bus with players and coaches on board.

Police say there were no serious injuries to any of the passengers on the bus.

KPD, along with the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office, Kearney Volunteer Fire Department, and CHI EMS were at the scene of the accident as of 11 p.m.

The investigation is still ongoing. Authorities say additional information will be released following notification of family.

Source: Nebraska Regional News