Grisly Merrick County crash sends one to hospital
GRAND ISLAND, NE — One person is in a hospital after a grisly crash totaled two vehicles.
The Merrick County Sheriff’s Office responded to a three-vehicle accident around 6:00 Wednesday morning at the intersection of Highway 30 and Gunbarrel Road, about a mile east of Grand Island. The Sheriff’s Office says a westbound SUV tried to pass a semi truck in dense fog and collided head-on with a pickup. The impact of the crash propelled the SUV to then hit the semi-trailer.
The Sheriff’s Office says the driver of the SUV was transported to a Grand Island hospital with injuries. The driver of the pickup had minor injuries but didn’t need transported and the semi driver was uninjured.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office assisted with the investigation. The Grand Island Rural Fire Department and Grand Island Rescue responded to this call.