Police identify two people critically injured in head-on crash

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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa. (WOWT) -- Two people were taken to the hospital in critical condition after a head-on collision in Council Bluffs on Tuesday morning.

It happened on the Avenue G viaduct east of 15th Street around 9:25 am on Tuesday morning. Police say 27-year-old Heather Wilkinson was driving a 2004 Acura that crossed the center line and struck a 2008 Kia van being driven by 59-year-old Diane Nelson. Wilkinson was trapped and had to be extricated from her vehicle by the Council Bluffs Fire Department.

Both drivers were taken to Nebraska Medical Center in critical condition. Council Bluffs Police have not indicated whether or not Wilkinson will face charges in the crash.