BEATRICE – A two vehicle accident northwest of Odell late Wednesday morning caused minor injuries.
Gage County Sheriff’s Deputies say the collision between a car and a pickup pulling a trailer happened at the junction of West P-W-F Road and Southwest 131st….about six miles northwest of Odell.
The pickup pulling the trailer was eastbound, driven by Rodney Scherling, of Beatrice. The eastbound car was driven by Brandon Keylon, of Lincoln.
Keylon was attempting to pass the pickup and trailer and struck the pickup as it was turning north onto Southwest 131st.
Authorities say the pickup lost its front driver’s side wheel. The car went into the northeast ditch, rolled and landed on its wheels.
Keylon was taken to Beatrice Community Hospital for treatment of injuries by Diller Rescue. A female passenger in the car refused treatment. Authorities say seatbelts were in use by all of those involved in the accident.
The driver of the car was ticketed for improper passing.