UPS truck crashes into Lancaster County home, causes over $58,000 in damage

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A UPS truck driver lost control and crashed into a house in rural Lancaster County on Wednesday, authorities said.

Around 4:30 p.m., a UPS truck was heading south on 96th Street in Holland, which is just south of Lincoln, when it lost control near Panama Road.

The truck struck a parked vehicle, a utility pole and a house, according to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

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The sheriff’s office estimates that the parked vehicle had about $15,000 in damage, while the home had around $30,000 in damage.

Another $3,500 in damage was done to the utility pole, the sheriff’s office said.  The UPS truck also had $10,000 in damage.

Deputies ticketed the driver, a 37-year-old woman, on suspicion of careless driving and having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.

The sheriff’s office said she tested under the legal blood alcohol limit.

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