Rollover accident reported in Cass County

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June 13th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa State Patrol says a 17-year-old female from Omaha was seriously injured in an accident that happened at around 4-a.m. (Thursday) on Interstate 80 eastbound, near the Anita exit, but it wasn’t discovered until about 6:35-a.m., when a truck driver spotted the wreckage. The unidentified driver was trapped in her vehicle.  Anita Fire and Rescue and Medivac ambulance responded to the scene.

She reportedly told the Patrol she left Omaha at around 2:00 a.m. and fell asleep behind the wheel. The teen suffered cuts, bruises and other, possibly serious injuries. She was flown from the scene by LifeNet helicopter to CreightonUniversityMedicalCenter in Omaha.