On Wednesday morning at about 10:20 a.m. the Stanton County Sheriff’s office responded to and investigated a two vehicle accident that sent one driver to the hospital for treatment.
The accident occurred at the intersection of U.S. Hwy 275 and Ridge Road, north of Stanton when a northbound pickup on Ridge Road, driven by Nate Behmer, 39, Hoskins pulled into the path of a westbound jeep on Hwy 275 driven by Ethan Herb, 43, of Omaha.
Herb was taken to FRHS by Stanton Rescue for treatment of a possible back/neck injury. Behmer was not injured.
Seatbelts were in use and credited with lessening any more serious injuries and airbags also did deploy and both vehicles were considered to be a total loss.