James Pratt, Rosa Nevarez, and Don Vuong Critically Injured in 3-Vehicle Crash on Highway 77 in Lancaster

Lancaster, Nebraska (September 30, 2019) – The three people who were critically injured in a three-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Lancaster have been identified as James Pratt, 22, Rosa Nevarez, 62, both of Fremont and Don Vuong, 26, of Omaha, according to the authorities.

The crash happened at about 4:30 p.m. September 29, on Highway 77 at Waverly Road.

According to a preliminary investigation, a Toyota Corolla driven by Vuong was heading eastbound when it ran a stop sign and collided with a northbound Jeep. The two vehicles then collided with a westbound Buick which was stopped at the stop sign.

Pratt, who was a passenger in the Corolla, had to be extricated by first responders.

Pratt and Nevarez were airlifted to Bryan West Campus with critical injuries.

Vuong was taken to Bryan West Campus in critical condition.

The Buick driver was uninjured in the crash.

A 9-year-old boy was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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