|Subject:||Fatality Accident Hwy 81Update|
|Location:||2 Miles north of Madison, NE on Hwy 81|
Updated with victim names (01/25/2021):
Press Release- Fatality Accident On Saturday January 23, 2021 at approximately 5:20 PM, Law Enforcement Officers and rescue personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident approximately two miles north of Madison on Hwy 81. A south bound Chevy conversion van lost control on black ice. The van slid sideways into the center median and then into the north bound lanes. The van then overturned on to the passenger side and was struck by a north bound Chevy Colorado pickup. The driver of the pickup was transported to Faith Regional ER with non-life-threatening injuries and was later released. The driver and front seat passenger of the van, who are residents of the Grand Island area, were pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained from the collision. Both drivers were wearing their seat belts but the passenger in the van was not. Both vehicles are a total loss. Drugs and alcohol are not considered to be a factor in the accident. Hwy 81 north bound lanes were closed for approximately four hours until crews were able to clear the lanes. Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska State Patrol, and Madison Fire and Rescue responded to the scene.
Next of Kin have been notified.
Occupants of the Chevy Conversion van:
Driver: Dario Garcia Tercero (25 YOA), of Grand Island, NE (Deceased)
Passenger: Rosilio Renato De Pas (26 YOA), of Grand Island, NE (Deceased)
Driver of the Chevy Colorado:
Tristan Bierman (22 YOA) of Madison, NE
Sheriff Todd Volk
|Approve and send Last updated 01/25/2021 at 09:36 by Todd Volk|
|Sheriff Todd Volk|