Six killed in crash near 56th and Randolph Streets in Lincoln
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Six people were killed early Sunday morning after a crash near 56th and Randolph Streets.
The crash happened around 2:10 a.m., according to Lincoln Police.
When officers arrived, they saw that an eastbound vehicle had hit a tree, police say.
Five male occupants of the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
The driver was 26 years old. One passenger was 21, one was 23 and two victims were 22 years old.
Lincoln Fire & Rescue crews were able to extricate one of the vehicle’s occupants, a 24 year old woman. She was taken to a local hospital.
That woman ultimately succumbed to her injuries at the hospital, police say.
The crash is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000.
Sadly, the woman who was transported to the hospital has succumbed to the injuries she sustained in the crash. This is the worst crash in Lincoln in recent memory. Our hearts are heavy for the victim’s families. https://t.co/XXJ6Z9MKIb
— Lincoln Police (@Lincoln_Police) October 2, 2022