PILGER – During the morning hours of Saturday, the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one vehicle rollover injury accident.
According to a release from Sheriff Mike Unger, the accident occurred at about 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 26 near the intersection of Highway 15 and 834th Road (about six miles south of Pilger).
The accident occurred when a northbound car driven by Thwang Tha Ceu, of Omaha left Hwy 15 and entered the steep east ditch striking a creek bed and rolling. The lone occupant was found outside the vehicle by a passerby and it is unclear when the accident occurred or if the driver was ejected.
Seatbelts did not appear to be in use and the driver was stabilized on scene by Pilger Fire and Rescue and then transported from the scene by LifeNet medical helicopter to a Sioux City, IA trauma center.
Speed may have been a factor and the accident remains under investigation by the Stanton County Sheriff’s office.