County emergency crews called to accident Wednesday

A two vehicle accident near the Gorman turnoff on US Hwy 83 and 170th Street in Potter County called out emergency crews on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 2.

The sirens sounded around 4:25 p.m. when the Gettysburg ambulance and fire department were dispatched to the scene of the accident, with a second ambulance called soon after. Witnesses at the scene reported a semi truck on fire in the highway ditch, and another vehicle on fire on the highway, with multiples injuries. The Hoven ambulance was called to the Gettysburg Airport to pick up the flight crew, and the Avera Gettysburg Hospital called in staff to assist.

No cause of the crash or further details are available. Further information will be provided at it is known.


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