Blown tire causes rollover, 3 injured

Three people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident near Bridgeport Friday evening.

The Morrill County Sheriff's Office said that a driver side's tire blew out on an eastbound vehicle, driven by 17-year-old Autumn Jacobucci of Gering. Jacobucci lost control of the vehicle, and it rolled two times before landing on it's side.

The front seat passenger, 79-year-old Lee Estrada was pinned under the vehicle, and had to be extricated from the vehicle.

Estrada, Jacobucci, and her 16-year-old brother Tristin Jacobucci of Gering, who was a rear seat passenger were all transported to Morrill County Hospital in Bridgeport with non life-threatening injuries.

The accident occurred around 5 p.m. about two miles west of Bridgeport on Highway 26 and 92. All three occupants were wearing seatbelts.

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