Women treated after crash into mailboxes

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City Fire and Rescue transported two women to the hospital for possible and minor injuries after an 11th Street accident on Saturday.

An accident report says a Ford Focus driven by 69-year-old Nancy Warren of Nebraska City left 11th Street, jumped a curb and hit a set of mailboxes.

Warren and her 61-year-old passenger Patricia Martin of Auburn were taken to the hospital for medical treatment.

In a separate incident Saturday, the Syracuse Fire Department responded to an electrical fire in Otoe.

A truck backing into a driveway hit an electrical wire. Sparks ignited a fire at its connection to a house near Walnut and Fifth streets. Some siding was damaged before the fire was extinguished.