Accident Ties Up Traffic On Highway 2

A multi-car accident had traffic backed up on Highway 2 in Lincoln Friday night. It happened around 7:30, near the intersection of Highway 2 and 20th Street. Police say a car rear-ended a pickup that was stopped for a red light and then hit a third vehicle. The driver of the first car was transported in serious condition. Both east and westbound lanes of Highway 2 had to be shut down for some time.