Trooper, Second Driver Injured In Crash Near Fremont

FREMONT- A Nebraska State Trooper and second driver were both hospitalized following a crash that occurred on Highway 275 Tuesday afternoon near Fremont.

At 4:45 p.m., a trooper was responding to a call for assistance related to another incident. A preliminary investigation shows that the trooper was traveling eastbound on Highway 275 when a van traveling northbound on North Luther Road entered the intersection. The two vehicles collided. Both drivers were injured in the crash, but the trooper was able to immediately call for help. Bystanders quickly assisted both drivers. The driver of the van was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. The driver was flown by helicopter to an Omaha hospital with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The trooper was transported to a Fremont hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing.