DATE & TIME: 10/21/2020 @ 1246
LOCATION: Hwy 41 & SW 29 Rd
OFFENSE: Injury Accident
CASE #: 2020-4775
On the above listed date and time, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle injury accident. Zane Gansemier (20) of Nehawka was driving a 2002 International Tractor Semi hauling corn westbound Hwy 41. Bridgette Korbel (31) of Wilber was driving a 2005 Chrysler van eastbound Hwy 41. Gansemier slowed down in order to turn south onto SW 29 Rd. Gansemier stated he observed an oncoming vehicle. He stated once the oncoming vehicle passed him, he started to make his turn. Gansemier did not see the 2005 Chrysler van driven by Korbel. Korbel was unable to avoid the collision.
Korbel and her two juvenile passengers were transported with non-life-threatening injuries to Bryan West in Lincoln by EMS. Gansemier was not injured. Other agencies that responded were Cortland QRT and Clatonia Fire and Rescue.
Gansemier was cited for Failure to Yield Right Away. Speed and Alcohol was not a factor.
All occupants were wearing their seatbelts.
Deputy Spencer Behrens #90317
Sheriff Millard “Gus” Gustafson #903