Passing driver collided with oncoming traffic on icy highway near Union
UNION - Freezing drizzle made traffic hazardous in southeast Nebraska Monday morning with multiple slide-offs and accidents reported.
Nehawka and Murray fire and rescue units responded to Highway 75 near Union Orchard at 9 a.m. where there was a head-on collision between a Honda Prius and a SUV.
Both drivers were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. Radio traffic indicated that firefighters extricated the driver of the Prius. Initial reports indicate that a southbound vehicle was attempting to pass and struck the other vehicle in the northbound lane.