Crash north of Mead kills two, injures two others
MEAD, Neb. (WOWT) - The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office reports a two-vehicle crash just north of Mead has killed two people.
SCSO officials tell 6 News that the crash happened around 8:40 a.m. Saturday morning on Highway 77 near County Road P.
Reports say an accident investigation indicates a southbound Honda Accord lost control due to ice and snow and was struck on the passenger side in the northbound lane by a Ford F150.
The Sheriff’s Office confirmed the two passengers in the Honda, 46-year-old Hector Martinez Mezquita and 26-year-old Francisco Alfaro, were declared deceased at the scene.
They report the two occupants in the F150, a 37-year-old driver and a juvenile, were transported to Creighton University Medical Center Bergan-Mercy with serious injuries.
Officials say that seatbelts were in use by occupants of both vehicles.
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