UPDATE: Two Vehicle Accident With Injuries Near Madison
MADISON - Two people have been injured in a two-vehicle accident near Madison. Madison County Sheriff's Deputy Mike Prather says the accident was reported about 7:30 a.m. Thursday.
Prather says the accident happened when a vehicle driven by 31-year old Ryan Sorenson of Norfolk failed to yield while turning onto US Highway 81 from 831st Road north of Madison. Sorenson's vehicle was hit by a vehicle driven by 24-year old Grant Wiemer of Creston.
Sorenson was taken by helicopter to an unnamed hospital with possible head injuries, while Wiemer was taken to a local hospital with knee pain.
The accident closed down Highway 81 in both directions for about an hour.