WAYNE, Neb. -- Details have been released regarding a Monday accident on Highway 35 east of Wayne.
According to Wayne County Sheriff Jason Dwinell, an eastbound semi-truck driving by Tyson Hostert was struck by a westbound vehicle driven by Pedro Lopez. The impact caused the semi-truck to enter the south ditch. Meanwhile, Lopez's vehicle entered the north ditch, caught fire and was considered a total loss.
Lopez was transported to Providence Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. Hostert and his passenger were not injured.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by the Nebraska State Patrol, Wayne Volunteer Fire Department, Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department and Providence Medical Center.
No other details are available at this time. The collision remains under investigation.