Lincoln, NE (September 18, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Lincoln area left two victims injured. Just after 4:20 p.m., on September 16, the Lincoln Police Department responded to the site of a collision on Vine Street.
Reports provided by authorities show that 19-year-old Kimberly Halousaka was driving a gray 2005 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling on Vine Street when her vehicle collided with a black 2014 Toyota Scion FR-S sedan.
The impact of the crash sent the Toyota crashing into a red 2008 Honda Civic US LX, which was driven by 20-year-old Carissa J Van Brocklin. The Honda then crashed into a blue 2007 Honda CRV EX, which was driven by 58-year-old Diane Tharnish.
The crash resulted in a severe delay in traffic throughout the area. Both Diana Tharnish and a second victim, 19-year-old Saydi Schanaman, were both injured in the accident. Both victims were rendered aid at the scene. Schanaman was transported to Bryan LGH Medical Center West for treatment.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and everyone affected by this accident.
Car Accidents in Nebraska
Nebraskans are very familiar with the devastating impact of auto accidents. In fact, more than 1,000 people are hospitalized each year with injuries from collisions throughout the state. Victims who suffer catastrophic injuries require extensive medical treatment, hospitalization, and therapy. The aftermath of an accident can be a trying time for everyone involved. The emotional, mental, and financial impacts victims are often forced to endure can be overwhelming. Not only are victims forced to struggle moving forward, but their families are often forced to deal with the stacking financial burdens, lost income, and emotional consequences.
The unfortunate truth is that the majority of accidents throughout the state of Nebraska are a result of driver negligence. Although we can be diligent and in control of our actions while driving, there is little we can do to ensure others act in the same responsible manner. Nearly 40% of accidents throughout the United States occur at intersections caused by drivers who run red lights or pass through stop signs. When victims are injured in accidents, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Nebraska as soon as possible.
Nebraska personal injury attorneys at Dyer Law PC strongly believe victims should never be forced to spend thoughts of dollars on the medical treatment they need as a result of another person’s actions. Our attorneys advocate on behalf of victims to help them collect full and fair compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other financial burdens they face. If you have been injured in an accident, as a result of another driver’s negligence, contact our law firm in Omaha at (402) 393-7529 to meet with our team to discuss your case.
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