Fatal Car Accident On I-180
A Lincoln man was killed in a head-on collision in Northwest Lincoln early Sunday morning. Lincoln Police say alcohol may have been involved. The accident happened on interstate-180, about one mile North of Memorial Stadium at approximatly 1 a.m. Police recieved numerous calls about a car driving in the wrong lane toward the dowtown-area. Minutes later that car struck the vehicle 25-year old Jim Gustafson was driving. Gustafson says, “I just saw this car in front of me. I thought his lights were on, I was told they were off, next thing I remember I was crushed in my car.” Gustafson walked away with a few broken bones and staples in his scalp. But the driver of the vehicle that hit him…22 year-old Benjamin Johnson of Lincoln died at the scene.