Accident with injuries
Tri-State Towing's wrecker operator Michael Sides prepares to haul away the pickup involved in a one-vehicle accident at 8:50 p.m., Monday, at the intersection of Westridge and G Street in McCook. The pickup struck the curb and a tree before hitting and snapping off the street light pole on the island in the middle of the street. The driver of the pickup, Koby Blake of McCook, and his passenger, Andrew Burrell, were transported by ambulances to Community Hospital of McCook; as of this morning, neither of the two was in the hospital. McCook police officers' initial report indicates that alcohol may have been involved in the accident. More information will be available after officers complete their accident report.