Jonathan Merboth, Deborah Hestermann Seriously Injured in Head-On Crash on Nebraska 2 in Lancaster County

Lancaster County, Nebraska (October 17, 2019) – Two people were seriously injured in a head-on crash Tuesday night in Lancaster County, east of Lincoln, a local news source reported.

The collision took place on Tuesday, October 15, on Nebraska 2 near 120th Street.

Deputies said Jonathan Merboth, 39, of Lincoln, was driving westbound on the highway when he crossed the median and collided head-on with an eastbound vehicle driven by Deborah Hestermann, 45, of Adams.

Both Merboth and Hestermann were taken to Bryan West with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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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. 

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