DATE & TIME: 09-29-20 @ 1604 Hrs.
LOCATION: SW 32nd and W Locust Rd.
OFFENSE: Injury Accident
CASE #: 2020-4443
On 09-29-20 at 1604 Hrs. Beatrice Rural Fire and Rescue, Beatrice Fire and Rescue and the Gage County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a two-vehicle injury accident at the intersection of SW 32nd and Locust Rd. An investigation conducted at the scene indicated that that a red 2013 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 76 year old Michael Amstutz of rural Beatrice, was traveling southbound on SW 32nd and had stopped at the stop sign at W Locust Rd. The red Silverado pulled into the intersection, where it was struck by a silver Chevrolet Silverado traveling westbound on Locust Rd, driven by 68 year Michael Corter of Beatrice. Both drivers and a passenger from Amstutz vehicle, were transported to Beatrice Community Hospital by ground ambulance for what appeared to be none life threatening injuries.
Occupant protection was in use in both vehicles. There was airbag deployment in the vehicle driven by Amstutz. Neither alcohol nor drugs are believed to have been a factor.
Sheriff Millard “Gus” Gustafson #903
Deputy John Patsch #9033