Safety equipment may have minimized injuries in this crash near Wymore, Nebraska. February 12, 2012
It’s one of those crashes that could leave you wondering how anyone could come out of it without life-threatening injuries. The answer may be due to safety equipment.
It was about 3pm Sunday when the Gage County sheriff’s department responded to a one-vehicle crash just north of Wymore, Nebraska. A report says the driver, 16-year-old Shaylee Crawford of Wymore, was traveling northbound on South 36th Road.
Her Ford Explorer left the road, entered a ditch, and struck a tree. Both Crawford and her 16-year old passenger were transported to Beatrice Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Air bags were deployed during the crash. Both girls were wearing their seatbelt.
Click attached pdf file for a better view of the crash scene.