A 12-year-old girl was critically injured Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle accident near the Sutherland rest area on Interstate-80.
Seven people – an adult and six children -- were in the eastbound vehicle when a tire blew and it rolled, according to the Nebraska State Patrol. All seven were injured. The girl was life-flighted to Denver with a severed spine, according to the accident report.
The wreck occurred at 5:25 p.m. The adult in the vehicle was Christopher Pressler, age 35. The vehicle was from Tennessee.