Adams Central junior Cassidy Wormstadt, injured in a collision when the car she was driving struck a loaded Union Pacific coal train around 8 a.m. on a foggy Monday morning remains in critical condition at the Bryan LGH West trauma center in Lincoln.
A page about Wormstadt on the website CaringBridge.org states she suffered broken ribs, a broken knee cap, three broken vertebrae, lacerated spleen and bruising to the liver and kidneys.
She had surgery to stop internal bleeding. Surgeons applied screws and rods to her spine, and took bone from her hip for a bone graft.
Wormstadt remains on a ventilator to assist with breathing and has a feeding tube. She is receiving intravenous pain medication, and antibiotics and is not awake.