Sheriff reports five-car crash at Murray, roll over near Manley with injury

 PLATTSMOUTH – Cass County Sheriff William Brueggemann reports a roll over accident near Manley at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

A Buick LeSabre driven by 77-year-old Ralph Smith of Louisville and a Buick LeSabre driven by 35-year-old Shawn Brown of Nehawka collided, causing Brown’s vehicle to roll at least twice before coming to rest on its top. Brown was ejected from the vehicle as it rolled.

Elmwood Rescue took him to Bergan Mercy Hospital for his injuries. Smith refused medical treatment.

A sheriff’s office press release says Smith failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Highway 1 and 156th Street.

The sheriff also reports a chain-reaction accident at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday involving five vehicles on West Main Street in Murray.

No serious injuries were reported to those involved, 15-year-old John Rodis III of Plattsmouth, 17-year-old Chloe Cavanzon of Union, 16-year-old Jacob Cooke of Plattsmouth, 16-year-old Kylie Cook of Plattsmouth and 16-year-old Karissa Nickels.

The chain reaction crash occurred after one of the vehicles rear ended another.

The Eagle Volunteer Fire Department encountered a vehicle engulfed in flames near 202 and Adams streets Thursday evening. Two girls in the vehicle got out without serious injury. One teen was transported by Eagle Rescue.

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