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HIGHWAY 75 CRASH INJURES TWO (UPDATE)

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Updated 2:35pm 11/15/16

BOTH DRIVERS WERE INJURED EARLY THIS (TUESDAY) MORNING IN A TWO VEHICLE COLLISION AT HIGHWAY 75 AND OUTER BELT DRIVE.

SIOUX CITY POLICE SAY A NORTHBOUND TRANSIT BUS WAS TURNING ONTO OUTER BELT WHEN IT COLLIDED WITH A SOUTHBOUND S-U-V IN THE INTERSECTION AROUND 5:45AM.

THE S-U-V ROLLED AND THE DRIVER, 26 YEAR OLD CHAD PLANTE OF HINTON, WAS EXTRICATED BY EMERGENCY RESPONDERS.

HE WAS TAKEN TO MERCY MEDICAL CENTER WITH WHAT AUTHORITIES SAY WERE SIGNIFICANT BUT NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES.

THE TRANSIT BUS, DRIVEN BY 39 YEAR OLD JAMIE PICA OF SIOUX CITY, WENT OFF THE ROAD AND THROUGH A CHAIN LINK FENCE.

SHE WAS TRANSPORTED TO UNITY POINT ST. LUKE’S WITH MINOR INJURIES.

NO PASSENGERS WERE ON THE BUS.

NORTHBOUND HIGHWAY 75 AT OUTER BELT DRIVE WAS CLOSED FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTERWARDS.

THE ACCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.

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BOTH DRIVERS WERE INJURED EARLY THIS (TUESDAY) MORNING IN A TWO VEHICLE COLLISION AT HIGHWAY 75 AND OUTER BELT DRIVE.

AUTHORITIES SAY A NORTHBOUND TRANSIT BUS WAS TURNING ONTO OUTER BELT WHEN IT COLLIDED WITH A SOUTHBOUND S-U-V IN THE INTERSECTION AROUND 5:45AM.

THE S-U-V ROLLED AND THE DRIVER WAS EXTRICATED BY EMERGENCY RESPONDERS.

BOTH DRIVERS WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH INJURIES.

NORTHBOUND HIGHWAY 75 AT OUTER BELT DRIVE REMAINED CLOSED THROUGH 9:15AM.

Photo courtesy KMEG/KPTH