(ELK HORN) The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has released more information on the accident that occurred on Highway 173 Monday afternoon.
At around 2:22 p.m., a 2005 Chevy Malibu driven by 17-year-old Preston Waymire was traveling north in the 100 block of Highway 173 when the vehicle dropped off the road to the right and travelled some distance in the ditch before striking a field drive. The impact caused both air bags to deploy.
Waymire’s passenger, 17-year-old Preston Juelsgaard, was transported to Cass County Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor head injuries. Waymire sought medical assistance privately. The vehicle sustained approximately $6,000 damage.