Man seriously injured after crashing into tree

Posted by: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

Lincoln Police say an 18-year-old man wan was taken to the hospital in critical condition Friday night after crashing his car into a tree. 

Lincoln Police say it happened around 8:30 p.m. near 56th and Randolph. They say the man was driving east on Randolph when he seemed to lose control, running his car off the road and into a tree. 

While he was initially transported with life-threatening injuries, they say he’s responding to treatment and recovering. 

Officials say speed may have been a factor, and they’re looking into whether other factors played a part in the accident.