SEWARD, Neb. (KCAU) — Nebraska authorities seized more than half a million dollars in suspected drug money after a former law enforcement officer crashed into a bus carrying a high school soccer team.
The crash happened on May 5 around 2 p.m., according to the Seward County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies found a van had crashed into a bus that was transporting the Girls Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School soccer team to North Platte for a game.
Deputies found out driver of the minivan is a 62-year-old California man and former law enforcement officer.
The drivers of the bus and minivan were taken to a Lincoln hospital but no serious injuries were reported.
After further investigation, the minivan driver was found to have around $570,000 in suspected drug currency.
Police continue to investigate.
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