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Three hospitalized after early morning rollover crash

Published: Apr. 28, 2021 at 5:06 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Three people have been hospitalized following a rollover crash just outside Lincoln city limits.

According to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, the call came in at 2:00 a.m. on a report of a single-vehicle rollover crash at 27th and Arbor Road. Responding deputies said they found the vehicle in a ravine just north of the intersection.

LSO said three people in the car have serious and were taken to the hospital.

Sheriff Terry Wagner said the driver has been identified as 29-year- old Justin Bartels of Tecumseh, the two passengers include 21-year-old Jessica Hancock and 28-year-old Brandon Lheureux of Nebraska City.

According to Sheriff Wagner, Bartles and Hancock underwent surgery for their injuries. Sheriff Wagner said Lheureux had serious facial injury and a fracture.

LSO said the vehicle was northbound and drove through 27th & Arbor, then through a field, before rolling into the ravine that runs north of and parallel to Arbor Road.

Sheriff Wagner said deputies are continuing to investigate the crash to see if alcohol or speed was a factor.

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