Omaha, NE (December 9, 2020) – A vehicle collision reported in the Omaha area claimed one person’s life and left several others injured. At around 10:55 p.m., on December 8, the Omaha Fire Department responded to the scene of a crash on Highway 275.
Reports from authorities show that a crash involving four vehicles took place on Highway 275 near the area of Highway 36. The crash caused severe damage to multiple vehicles involved.
One person was trapped inside an overturned vehicle and had to be extricated by firefighters using the Jaws of Life. LifeNet was requested at the scene for a severely injured patient. However, the victim succumbed to their injuries at the scene.
A 47-year-old female sustained severe injuries in the accident and was rushed to Nebraska Medicine Nebraska Medical Center for the treatment of code two injuries. At least one other victim was transported to a nearby hospital for assistance. At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims, their families, and everyone else who has been affected by this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in Nebraska
Being involved in an auto accident can have a detrimental impact on the lives of those involved. Unfortunately, families throughout our state are forced to endure the overwhelming consequences of these unimaginable and preventable accidents every day in our state. More than 215 people lose their lives in auto accidents across Nebraska each year. Sadly, over 13,000 more are left with injuries from these unimaginable collisions. Fatal accidents, in particular, are often devastating. These accidents leave families to deal with overwhelming mental, emotional, and financial consequences after losing their loved ones unexpectedly.
As if that were not enough, families are often required to spend tens of thousands of dollars on unexpected funeral costs and other financial burdens resulting from the loss of a loved one. Although there is no amount of compensation that can ever take away the pain and suffering families are forced to endure, having the resources available after a tragic accident can help families cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. When victims are killed in auto accidents, their families should contact a wrongful death attorney in Nebraska to see what legal options are available to them.
Nebraska car injury attorneys at Dyer Law PC have extensive experience helping families hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Although we understand the difficult decisions families face after these tragic incidents, we firmly believe they deserve to get justice and compensation after losing a loved one. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Nebraska at (402) 393-7529 to meet with our team at your earliest convenience to discuss legal options available for you.
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