NEBRASKA CITY – Police responded to a train and car accident near on Industrial Road Sunday afternoon to learn that the driver had fled the scene.
Airbags deployed on a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am that had hit a box car and was found on the rock in a ravine near the tracks. Witnesses told police the driver, who was described as a 5’5” Hispanic male, fled to a nearby mobile home community.
The Pontiac’s owner reported the car stolen about two hours after the accident. The identity of the driver was unknown as of Tuesday morning.
Police say there were empty and full alcoholic beverage containers in the car.