Drivers urged to use caution on icy roads

(Damage from Avenue B & Highway 26 accident)

Drivers are being urged to use caution as a number of minor non-injury accidents are being investigated by Scottsbluff Police due to the snow covered roads greeting motorists Thursday morning.

The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Office reports responding to 5 non-injury accidents within an hour and a half period, and Gering Police have responded to two fender benders. The Nebraska State Patrol reports several slide offs, but no accidents on the highways as of late-morning.

In the only injury accident, the drivers of a semi and a vehicle have been taken to Regional West Medical Center for precautionary treatment following an accident at Avenue B and Highway 26. The first reports indicate the semi belonged to Aulick Trucking. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m.

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