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2 crashes in 3 days take place on I-80 near Sidney


Ryan Hermens

A semi truck rolled on its side Sunday evening on Interstate 80 at milepost 69, near the Sunol exit. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, the driver was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Over the course of three days, two semi trucks were involved in separate single-vehicle crashes on Interstate 80 near Sidney.

The Nebraska State Patrol led investigations into both crashes and said neither resulted in severe injuries.

Troopers were dispatched on Friday at 12:43 p.m. to milepost 57 on I-80 – between the interstate's two Sidney exits – for a report that a semi truck left the road and struck power lines. Because the incident occurred in a construction zone where east- and west-bound traffic shared a single side of the interstate, I-80 was temporarily closed.

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