Man in critical condition after crashing into tree

Posted by: Laura Wilson

UPDATE:  Lincoln Police have released the name of the man involved in an accident early Wednesday morning.  Jason Velder, 40, crashed into a tree at 21st and E Streets.  He is still in critical condition. 

LINCOLN–A man was taken to the hospital early Wednesday morning, after crashing his car into a tree.

It happened on the corner of 21st and E Street, just after midnight.

Details are still limited, but the Lincoln Police Department confirmed one person was hospitalized.

The driver collided head-on with a tree on the opposite side of the road.  No other vehicles were involved in the wreck.

It is unknown at this time if anyone else was in the vehicle.

The Lincoln Police Department and Lincoln Fire Department responded to the accident.

We will bring you more details as they become available.

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