A pickup truck going the wrong way on Interstate 80 ran into a semitrailer truck Thursday morning, severely injuring two people.
The head-on crash happened about 8 a.m. on eastbound I-80 between Sutherland and Hershey. The pickup driver and a passenger were in critical condition, according to the Nebraska State Patrol.
A patrol representative said neither the driver nor the passenger was wearing a seat belt and alcohol was involved.
Traffic was blocked for some time after the crash.