An 18-year-old Gering woman suffered injuries in a collision at Highway 26 and Avenue I Thursday.

The crash occurred at about 9:33 a.m., according to information released by Sgt. Cody Enlow of the Scottsbluff Police Department. 

The investigation found that Tyler Buskirk, 22, of Minatare,who  had been traveling west in a Jeep, allegedly failed to yield the right of way to an eastbound Chevrolet Equinox driven by Elizabeth Douville, of Gering.

Douville, who had not been wearing a seat belt, complained of injuries to her head, back and hip and was transported to Regional West Medical Center by Valley Ambulance.

Buskirk was uninjured. He was cited on a charge of failing to yield.

Both vehicles sustained damages that required towing from the scene.

Scottsbluff Police were assisted by Scottsbluff Fire Department and Valley Ambulance.

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Maunette Loeks is the digital news editor of the Star-Herald. Contact her at 308-632-9054 or by email at

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