One rollover Fatality I-80
Sheriff William Brueggemannn advised that on Sunday 01-09-22 at 3:49 am Cass County 911 received calls of a rollover accident and vehicle on fire I-80 eastbound just west of Milemarker 422.8.
Deputy responded and arrived within 7 mins of the call to find a vehicle in the bridge embankment fully engulfed in flames. Units from Ashland Fire and Rescue, Cass County EMA and Nebraska state patrol were also dispatched to assist.
Investigation at this time the investigation has evidence that a Dodge Ram pickup was traveling eastbound on I-80 and left the roadway entering the center median at a high rate of speed. The vehicle went airborne and landed approximately 80-90 feet away on the other side of the ravine. The driver was partially ejected through the windshield as the vehicle caught fire. The driver has been identified at this time as HINWA ALLIEU (DOB 12-09-1997) of Omaha Nebraska. Nebraska state patrol is completing the accident reconstruction and the Cass County Sheriffs office is handling the death investigation, this investigation is ongoing.