Two vehicle accident with injuries
Sheriff William C. Brueggemann advised on 12-07-2020 at 1152 Cass County Deputies, along with Cass County EMS, Weeping Water, Manley, and Avoco Fire & Rescue & Elmwood Fire & Rescue responded to the intersection of Hwy 50 & Adams St. in reference to a two-vehicle, injury accident involving a rock truck and a Ford Taurus.
A gold, 2000 Ford Taurus, driven by Norman Brockhoff, 83 of Elmwood was westbound on Adams St. Brockhoff attempted to cross Hwy 50 when it was struck by a northbound rock truck, driven by William Vanarsdale, 59 of Greenwood.
Brockhoff was not wearing his seat belt and his airbag did deploy. He was trapped in the vehicle and needed to be extracted. Brockhoff was taken by Life-Net to UNMC in Omaha for his injuries. Vanarsdale was not injured.