Nebraska Man Dies From His Injuries After Chain Reaction Crash

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - New information on a chain reaction crash in Howard County Monday night.

A Nebraska man is dead after succumbing to injuries from the wreck.

The crash happened about four miles east of Big Spring in the east bound lane of Interstate 20.
According to troopers, the chain reaction started when a tractor trailer drifted off the road.

The driver swerved back onto the road and hit a car that was trying to pass it.      

That car was sent into the median, where it hit another car.

The man who died, 71 year old James Weidner was in the car hit by the semi.  

No word on other injuries.

The Interstate was shut down for several hours while crews worked to clear the wreckage.