UPDATE: Woman arrested for DUI, leaving the scene

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News


UPDATE: Police say 32-year-old Andrea Nissen was speeding north on 27th when she rear-ended a car at Superior. The driver inside sustained a broken arm. Nissen then drove away from the scene, swerving out of control and hitting a light pole near 27th and Folkways. Police found her trying to run away and arrested her for leaving the scene of an injury accident, 3rd offense DUI, and other crimes.


Lincoln Police are currently investigating an overnight two-vehicle accident.

It happened after 1 a.m. just north of 27th and Superior and near 27th & Folkways.

Officers, as well as Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded to two crash scenes involving two separate vehicles.

One of the drivers crashed into a light pole. Police say the accidents are connected and one woman was taken to the hospital.

We’ll bring you more details when they become available.