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Van rams trailer and tips on its side

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Posted By: KLKN Morning Newsroom

A passenger van rams the back of truck and trailer tipping the van onto its side.  The crash happened around 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday near 52nd and Cornhusker Highway.  

Lincoln police at the scene said a passenger van was headed west down Cornhusker Highway when it came up on a truck hauling a trailer full of tires.  "The van came up on if from behind, didn't see the truck and trailer.  The van struck the back of the trailer and ended up on its side," Captain Anthony Butler said.  

Officials said no one was seriously hurt in the accident.  They were treated at the scene by emergency crews and released.  Cornhusker highway was briefly shut down as they cleaned up the scene.  Police said no one has been ticketed.  The investigation continues.  

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