Authorities provide updates on rollover, injury accident
SIDNEY, Neb. -- Authorities near Sidney, Neb. said they responded to a rollover accident Wednesday that ejected a person.
Officials said the man was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer.
The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office said a man was driving east on County Rd. 20 when he drove off the north side of the road. He came back onto the road and then entered the ditch on the south side of the road.
According to the Sheriff's Office, the Trailblazer started to turn sideways as it entered the south ditch. The vehicle then almost completely rolled once, landing on its tires, in a yard on County Rd. 20.
It was reported the man was ejected from the vehicle and was found several feet to the southeast of his vehicle, when law enforcement arrived on scene.
Authorities said the man was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash. He was transported to a local hospital by Regional West EMS, with injuries that were considered to be non-life-threatening.
While the cause of the accident and contributing factors have not been released by authorities, road signs warning travelers of loose gravel were present along the road.
The Sheriff's Office said the accident was called in by a passerby.
The crash remains an ongoing investigation.