A 7 year old Plattsmouth girl was rushed to a hospital in critical condition with head and neck injuries evening in a two car accident in Sarpy County. Investigators say at 5 pm Tuesday, Madelyne Hughes was a passenger in a vehicle driven by her sister, 17 year old Taylor Hughes. They say Hughes made a right turn in front of a van on Highway 75 and Plattview Road. Hughes suffered and arm injury and the other driver, Susan Baker of Plattsmouth, a possible broken ankle. Both were transported to hospitals. The vehicle Baker was driving is owned by the City of Plattsmouth.
At last check Madelyne Hughes was listed in stable but critical condition.
Investigators say a third vehicle hit a pole while trying to avoid the collision. Denise Nelson, also of Plattsmouth, suffered minor injuries and was transported to a hospital.
Taylor Hughes was cited for failure to yield. The South Metro Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating the accident.