Head-on crash in Shelby County


January 5th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

KJAN News has learned of an apparent head-on collision between two vehicles in Shelby County, this morning. The accident reportedly took place on Highway 44, between Quince and Redwood Streets, about 3.5-miles east of Harlan. Our sister station KNOD in Harlan says authorities and rescue personnel were called to the scene. One person was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Omaha, while other persons injured in the crash were transported to Myrtue Hospital in Harlan. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said additional details would be released later this afternoon.