Robert Robotham Killed; Eliud Benitez Injured in Semi-Truck Accident on I-80 in Milford, NE

February 10, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Robert Robotham, Eliud Benitez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Nebraska State Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Injuries Sustained

Minor injuries (1), fatal injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck lost control and jackknifed and was then struck by two other vehicles

What Happened

Nebraska State Patrol officers released the names of the people hurt in a crash on I-80 in Milford, NE on February 10th, 2019. 71-year-old Robert Robotham was seriously injured when his vehicle collided into a jackknifed semi-truck. He was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. Another vehicle driven by 42-year-old Eliud Benitez also crashed into in the semi-truck. Benitez was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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