Winter storm keeps troopers busy on Christmas Day


December 28, 2023

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Accident scene • Nebraska State Patrol troopers respond to a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 80, Monday. Troopers responded to nearly 150 incidents on Christmas Day, as a winter storm swept across the state.

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol responded to nearly 150 weather-related incidents on Nebraska roadways on Christmas Day.

Troopers responded to 28 crashes and performed 117 motorist assists as much of the state experienced a white Christmas. The vast majority of the incidents did not involve injuries.

One crash, which occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. Monday, resulted in the closure of eastbound Interstate 80 for approximately three hours while cleanup took place. There were no injuries reported in that crash.

Winter driving conditions existed across the state on Tuesday and a bli...

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