SCOTTSBLUFF -- Police were dispatched to the intersection of Avenue B and West 20th Street at about 2:06 p.m. Monday, January 29 for a four-vehicle accident.

Authorities found that the four vehicles involved were a black 2016 Ford F350 driven by Jared Whiting, 41, of Mitchell; a US Postal Service vehicle driven by Robert Hesse, 49 of Gering; a white 2007 GMC pickup driven by Chesnie Le, 28, of Scottsbluff; and a black 2015 Ford Expedition driven by Alan Carter, 62, of Rushville.

The investigation found that the 2016 Ford F350 was north bound in the 1800 block of Avenue B when it sideswiped the 2015 Ford Expedition. After the initial impact with the Expedition, the F350 continued north on Avenue B until it impacted the rear of the US Postal vehicle, causing the US Postal vehicle to impact the rear of the 2007 GMC pickup.

Hesse and Whiting were treated at Regional West Medical Center for minor injuries. Le was issued a citation for Driving Under Suspension. A medical complication is being considered as a contributing factor in the accident. The F350 and US Postal vehicle are total losses.

The Expedition sustained an estimated $500 in damages and the GMC pickup sustained an estimated $4,000 in damages. Scottsbluff Fire Department, Valley Ambulance, and Scotts Bluff Sheriff Department assisted in the response.

The intersection of Avenue B and West 20th Street was closed for about one hour during the investigation.