One in critical condition after crash near Waverly

(Ryan Valenta)
Published: May. 16, 2022 at 3:34 PM CDT|Updated: May. 16, 2022 at 4:47 PM CDT
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WAVERLY, Neb. (KOLN) - The Nebraska State Patrol said a 16-year-old driver is in critical condition after a crash on Highway 6 near Waverly Monday afternoon.

According to NSP, a Saturn Aura was eastbound on Highway 6 when it was struck by a semi/trailer attempting to turn left from westbound Highway 6 onto the I-80 on ramp at the Waverly interchange.

The 16-year-old driver of the Saturn was trapped in the vehicle. Once extricated from the vehicle, the driver was transported, in critical condition, by helicopter to Bryan Health West Campus.

The driver of the semi was not injured.

This incident remains under investigation. Stay with for updates on this developing story.

correction: A previous version of this story said that a 16-year-old was killed in the accident. 1011 NOW has since learned updated information that is not the case.

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