Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Responds To Thursday Evening Traffic Collision

WAYNE – A two vehicle accident was reported Thursday evening resulting in a transport by helicopter.

According to a Friday afternoon release from Wayne County Sheriff Jason Dwinell, his office investigated a two vehicle traffic collision at approximately 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 7.

The accident took place at the intersection of HWY 35 and 569th Avenue, six miles west of Wayne.

An eastbound vehicle driven by Kyle Roeber, had stopped and was attempting to turn north. A second eastbound vehicle driven by Carolyn Childs, failed to stop and struck the first vehicle.

Roeber was transported to Providence Medical Center for treatment of injuries while Childs was transported from the scene by Mercy One helicopter for treatment of her injuries.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Winside Fire and Rescue, Carrol Fire and Rescue, the Nebraska Department of Transportation and the Nebraska State Patrol.

The collision remains under investigation.

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