Two to hospital after car accident in east Lincoln

The jaws of life had to be used Wednesday night in a near head on crash in east Lincoln.

It happened around 8:00 p.m. at 77th and “O” streets.  Authorities tell us two people had to be rushed to the hospital.

Officials at the scene say one of the drivers may have misunderstood the construction site and was in the wrong lane.  The setting sun may have also played a role in the accident.

The injuries are not considered life threatening.