State patrol investigating injury accident in Keith County

OGALLALA - Emergency officials responded to a two-vehicle injury accident in Keith County Friday afternoon.

The Ogallala Volunteer Fire Department says two people involved in the accident were extricated from the vehicles and transported to a local hospital at 4:50 p.m. Their conditions are unknown.

A third person refused transport and was treated at the scene.

A fire also broke out around the accident, but a passerby had it under control before officials arrived on scene. 

Traffic didn't have to be diverted off the road, but was directed by the Keith County Sheriff's Office.

The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating the accident.