Two injured in early morning crash in east Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln Police Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of 70th and O Streets.

According to LPD, the crash happened around 2:16 a.m. Saturday when a white Ford Escape hit the rear of a gray Chevy Malibu.

Lincoln Fire and Rescue had to use equipment to extract the driver of the Malibu, a 27-year-old Lincoln man.

He was then transported to the hospital for life-threatening injuries. According to LPD, the man is in critical condition at this time.

The other driver, a 17-year-old Lincoln teen, was also taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

LPD is not releasing the names of the drivers at this time pending further investigation.

Anyone with additional information on the crash is asked to call LPD’s non-emergency number 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.


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