A collision involving two vehicles in Scottsbluff resulted in two people Tuesday.
The crash occurred around 2 p.m. in the westbound lane of Highway 26, just east of Avenue B. According to Sgt. Krisa Brass, a 90-year-old Scottsbluff man had suffered a medical emergency while he was driving, causing him to lose control of his vehicle as he drove on Highway 26 and into oncoming traffic. As the vehicle traveled eastbound in the westbound lanes, it collided with a 2017 Toyota Sienna driven by Adam Chaves, 39, of Scottsbluff. The driver of the Ford Focus was not identified.
Occupants of the vehicles were wheeled away on stretchers and transported by ambulance to Regional West Medical Center.
The Scottsbluff Police and Fire Departments, Nebraska State Patrol and Valley Ambulance Services all responded to the scene. They helped clear up debris. Brass said both vehicles were totaled. The westbound lane of Highway 26 between Avenue B and Fifth Avenue was temporarily closed as the wreckage was removed. The Scottsbluff Police Department investigated.