Early Saturday morning Gage County Deputies received a report of a recent one vehicle injury accident which occurred between South 66th and South 80th on East Linden Road. Deputies were advised the male driver involved in the accident, later identified as 20 year old Ethan D. Jordan of Beatrice, was transported to Beatrice Community Hospital by his friends for non-life threatening injuries.
The investigation revealed the injured driver was traveling eastbound on East Linden Road when he lost control of his vehicle due to an animal in the roadway. The vehicle then entered the north ditch and collided with a tree. The vehicle sustained heavy front end damage from the collision.
The driver and passenger front airbags deployed during the accident and seatbelts were being utilized. Jordan was cited for suspicion of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol and Minor in Possession of Alcohol. The case is still under investigation by the Gage County Sheriff’s Office.