Pedestrian sustains life threatening injuries after West O Street accident

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Police were called to the 2200 block of West O Street for a pedestrian/vehicle accident on October 20th around 2:30 p.m.

Upon arrival, they found a 55-year-old man who had been struck by a vehicle.  The man was transported by ambulance to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries.

Officers interviewed witnesses, processed the scene, and determined a silver 2007 Mercury Monterey was headed eastbound on W O Street in the outside lane of traffic.  Mid-block, the man ran across the street in front of the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle is a 45-year-old woman, there have been no arrests or citations issued and alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor.

The investigation will remain open, anyone with information is encouraged to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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