Two Injured in Car vs. Semi Crash Near G.I.


Two people were taken to the hospitalafter a semi and car collided near Grand Island Wednesday.

According to the Hall County Sheriff'soffice, 78-year old Gerald Jindra, of Central City, was turning east fromCapital Avenue onto Highway 30 when his car was hit by a semi.

Authorities say the semi driverbraked, but could not avoid the crash.

Jindra and his female passenger weretaken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

He was cited for failure to yield.

Eastbound traffic on Highway 30 wasdiverted at Shady Bend Road for an hour and a half.

Deputies opened the lane back up atabout 8:30 p.m.