Traffic was slowed on U.S. Highway 30 just south of Blair on Wednesday after a two-vehicle accident near County Road P26.

Kennard and Blair rescue units, Washington County sheriff's deputies and a Nebraska State Fire Marshal responded to the scene around 12:30 p.m.

According to preliminary information from Sgt. Shane Thallas, a westbound blue Mazda SUV was slowed for a vehicle in front of it that was turning. A white Ford F-150, also traveling westbound, struck the Mazda.

Thallas said the driver of the F-150 had leaned down to pick something up and didn't see the Mazda slow down.

A male driver in the F-150 and a female driver and infant in the Mazda were unharmed. All three were checked by emergency personnel as a precaution, but no one was transported. No airbags deployed, and all were wearing seat belts, Thallas said.

Sheriff's deputies slowed and directed traffic after the accident to allow for movement of emergency vehicles and clean up of debris on the highway.

The accident is still under investigation.

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