Rollover accident

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 ~ Updated 12:38 PM
Bruce Crosby/McCook Gazette

A rural McCook couple received minor injuries in a rollover accident Wednesday afternoon. According to the Red Willow County Sheriff’s Office, Robert Shields, 89, was the driver and Elda Shields, 79, was the passenger in the pickup, which hit a patch of ice, slid into the south ditch and rolled onto its roof. The driver and passenger were assisted out of the vehicle by McCook Fire and Ambulance personnel with help from Red Willow Western Rural Fire Department crews. First responders were called to the scene on road 710 a half-mile east of U.S. 83, at 2:37 p.m. The couple did not require ambulance transport.

Bruce Crosby/McCook Gazette
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