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.

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

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