Valentin Martinez dies in wrong-way car accident in Columbus, Nebraska

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Valentin Torres Martinez Death – Obituary : 57-year-old Valentin Torres Martinez has died following injuries received in a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 in Columbus, Nebraska.

The two-motor vehicle accident took place at about 4 p.m. at the intersection of E. 38th Street and Lost Creek Parkway.

According to report, a Lexus drive by Valentin Torres Martinez was travelling southbound when the vehicle veered off the intersection into northbound lanes and struck the driver’s side of an Ford Explorer driving northbound.

Martinez was extricated from the vehicle by Columbus Fire and Rescue and transported alongside a teenager in the vehicle to Columbus Community Hospital. They were later transferred to a higher care where Martinez succumbed to injuries during surgery.

On the other hand, the driver of the Ford driver was rushed to the hospital by family members where the driver was treated and released.