Driver of school van suffers serious injuries in fiery crash near York

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — One person was seriously injured Thursday in a crash on a country road near York.

It happened just after noon at the intersection of Road 9 and Road Q, according to the York County Sheriff’s Office.

When deputies arrived, they saw one van in the ditch, engulfed in flames, and another van on the side of the road.

Investigators determined that a McCool Junction Public Schools van turned to go north on Road Q.

It was hit by a northbound Spee Dee Delivery Service van, the sheriff’s office said.

The driver of the school van was taken to Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln with life-threatening injuries.

The five other people in that van were taken to a York hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, according to the sheriff’s office.

The driver of the delivery vehicle also suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.

The sheriff’s office did not say which vehicle caught fire.

Channel 8 tried to contact the McCool Junction superintendent on Thursday but was unsuccessful.

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