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I-80 EB closed for about 2.5 hours between Cozad and Lexington

I-80 EB closed for about 2.5 hours between Cozad and Lexington

A  collision in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 late Monday afternoon resulted in the closure of a stretch from Cozad to Lexington for about 2.5 hours.

Six people were transported to Lexington Regional Health Center but none of the injuries were considered  life-threatening.

The crash involved two vehicles shortly before 4:00 pm about two miles west of Lexington. It resulted in other vehicles colliding behind it.

Lexington Volunteer Fire Department and Cozad Fire & Rescue responded to the scene, along with Nebraska State Patrol and Nebraska Department of Transportation.   The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office assisted with traffic control.

LVFD was also responding to another accident at the same time about 5 miles east of Lexington on Interstate 80.


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