Norris students are all okay following a bus-pickup truck accident at 25th and Gage Road Monday morning. Thirty five people were taken to three hospitals in Lincoln following the crash. All but the drivers of the bus and truck had been released from hospitals by Monday afternoon. The drivers’ injuries were described as serious but not life threatening. A number of emergency crews responded from nearby communities including the Lincoln Fire and Rescue, which coordinated the rescue effort.
Director of emergency services at Bryan LGH Medical Center West Dr. Ed Mlnek said that it was a great test of the local disaster plan…and he said it worked well. The pickup truck driver, Jeffrey Hall of Hickman was cited for careless driving.