4 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-80 near Odessa in Kearney

Kearney, Nebraska (September 10, 2019) – Four people were injured Monday morning in a multi-vehicle crash in Kearney, west of Odessa, a local news source reported.

The collision was reported at about 8:48 a.m. September 9, on Interstate 80, two miles west of the Odessa interchange.

As per the report, multiple vehicles including a semi-trailer collided in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80.

One person had to be extricated by the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department.

Four people were taken to the hospital for treatment. One of the victims had an arm injury, another had shoulder pain, and the third was missing a tooth.

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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