Emergency crews respond to traffic crash at 1st & Poplar (PHOTOS)

Oil City Staff

Natrona County Emergency crews responded to the area of 1st Street and Poplar for a two vehicle crash.

Witnesses on the scene reported a loud crash at the time of the collision.

Emergency agencies included Wyoming Highway Patrol, Casper Police, Casper Fire-EMS, Natrona County Sheriff’s Office.

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Witnesses say the crash happened just after 5:00 pm, Thursday night.

Emergency crew members on scene report that one driver was transported to an area hospital, but was awake and alert at the time of transport.

Following the crash, the northbound lane of South Poplar, at 1st Street was closed to through traffic. Traffic was being directed by uniform law enforcement officers, who were overheard telling passing motorists “please keep your eyes on the road not on the crash.”

The intersection was reopened just before 6:00 pm, Thursday night.

Oil City Staff

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