Students see extra police at Lincoln Southwest High School after crash

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Students and staff saw an extra police presence at Lincoln Southwest High School on Wednesday, following a crash on campus.

Southwest Principal John Matzen sent a note to families saying authorities have assured him there is no current threat.

He said someone ran from school grounds after crashing their vehicle on top of the school’s cement sign.

Police said they later found the driver, who was injured, at a hospital.

Matzen thanked police for their quick response and encouraged anyone who sees or hears anything concerning to call LPD at 402-441-6000.

You can also use the Safe to Say button on Lincoln Public Schools’ website.

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