Single vehicle accident involves 14-year-old driver

SIDNEY - No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident in downtown Sidney early Friday morning.

Police say a 14-year-old Sidney male, driving on a school permit, was driving a Chrysler SUV on Illinois St. when he struck a tree near 15th Ave. at 5:02 a.m. The vehicle sustained front-end damage on the left wheel well. 

The driver, the lone occupant in the vehicle, received medical attention from a Regional West Emergency Services ambulance as a precaution. 

The Sidney Police Department say there's no criminal investigation. Traffic was not affected by the accident. 

Drivers on a school permit are also allowed to commute to school activities and athletics. 

The investigation into the cause of the accident continues.

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