Beatrice Man Injured in Highway 77 Semi Rollover

LINCOLN – Highway 77 closed in both directions after a semi accident.

10/11 News reports that the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office responded to a semi rollover that left debris scattered across the highway.

A 65-year-old Beatrice man was driving the semi at the time of the accident, and was airlifted to a hospital with unknown injuries, reports 10/11.

The accident spilled soy beans on the highway and the northbound lanes have since been reopened to traffic.

10/11 reports that a blown tire appears to be the cause of the accident, based on preliminary investigations.

The Nebraska State Patrol and Cortland Fire and Rescue also responded to the scene with LSO.