3 Injured in Big Rig Crash at Highway 43 and Nebraska near Selma

Selma, Nebraska (August 26, 2019) – Three people were injured early Monday morning in a big rig crash near Selma, according to a local new source.

The crash happened just before 3:00 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 43 and Nebraska.

Authorities said an empty tanker truck was heading northbound on Highway 43 and had a green light when a Toyota Camry made a left-hand turn in front of it, resulting in a collision.

The impact pushed the tanker into a utility box at the 76 gas station on the corner.

The Camry driver was taken to the hospital with major injuries.

The tanker truck driver and a passenger in the Camry were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The crash closed a portion of the roadway near Highway 43 and Nebraska.

The crash remains under investigation.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service, we like to advise family the following:

1.       In most cases, it is very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including by not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before it disappears or is altered. 

2.       In Nebraska, it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attorney first.

3.       Nothing in this blog is intended to be legal advice.

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