Columbus, NE ~~ The Platte County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a rollover accident that sent a 28-year-old Columbus man to the hospital.
The Sheriff’s Office says Juan Gutierrez was eastbound on Highway 30 when he lost control of his SUV near Behlen Manufacturing Company shortly after 1am Thursday morning. Authorities say the SUV left the road and rolled. Gutierrez was originally taken to Columbus Community Hospital before being transported to Bryan LGH in Lincoln.
The Platte County Sheriff’s Office believes another vehicle may have been involved in the accident. Gutierrez was not wearing a seatbelt and investigators believe alcohol may have been a factor.
The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding this accident to contact the Platte County Sheriff’s Office at 402-564-3229 or Platte County Area Crime Stoppers at 402-563-4000.