The York County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting an investigation into a severe crash that resulted in a total of seven individuals being transported to different hospitals, with one person sustaining life-threatening injuries.
According to a press release, authorities responded to an intersection in rural York County, located just south of I-80 and west of the Waco exit, following a collision involving two vehicles.
Upon arrival at the scene, deputies observed one van stopped on the north side of the intersection, while another van in the east ditch was engulfed in flames, as stated by the YCSO (York County Sheriff’s Office).
After an extensive investigation, deputies revealed that a van from McCool Junction Public Schools was traveling eastbound on Road 9, approaching Road Q. As the van made a northbound turn, it was struck by another van registered to Spee Dee Delivery Service, based in Omaha, which was also traveling northbound.
The collision resulted in a total of seven people being transported to different hospitals in the area, as detailed in the statement provided by authorities. The driver of the McCool Junction Public Schools van was rushed to Bryan West in Lincoln with life-threatening injuries. Additionally, five other occupants of the MJPS van were transported to a York hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Spee Dee Delivery Service van was also taken to a York hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The investigation into the crash is still ongoing, as reported by deputies.
The York County Sheriff’s Office received assistance at the scene from the York Fire Department, Waco Fire Department, and Hitz Towing.