Two in critical condition after accident

PLATTSMOUTH – Cass County Sheriff William Brueggemann reports an injury accident Saturday after the driver of a Ford pickup pulled in front of freight truck on Highway 63 and Mynard Road.

A sheriff’s office press release says the driver of the pickup, 80-year-old Peter Bartman, and a passenger, 77-year-old Judith Bartman, were hospitalized in critical condition on Sunday.

The sheriff says the driver of the truck and semi-trailer, 67-year-old Larry Langer of Alvo, swerved to avoid the accident but did not have enough time to react.

An accident reports says Langer was taken by private vehicle to a Lincoln hospital to be checked out.