One person hospitalized after two-vehicle crash near North Platte

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- One person was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after a two-vehicle accident on the Willow Street Viaduct.

The North Platte Police Department said the accident happened just before 2:00 p.m.

Police said the driver of a pickup was headed north when it crossed the center line and crashed into a southbound SUV.

Investigators said the impact caused the front left tire of the truck to become lodged into the viaduct.

The driver of the truck was taken to Great Plains Health by ambulance with unknown injuries. The driver of the SUV self admitted herself to the hospital.

The viaduct was closed for about 40 minutes.

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