Omaha, NE (October 15, 2020) – A crash in the Omaha area sent three people to area hospitals with injuries. At 11:05 p.m., on October 14, the Omaha Fire Department was dispatched to the site of a crash on Interstate 680.
Information provided by local police scanners shows that a crash involving three vehicles took place on Interstate 680 near the north side of 72nd Street. The crash caused severe damage to the involved vehicles. A total of three people were injured in this accident.
After arriving at the scene, firefighters located a 21-year-old man outside of his car with head injuries. The victim was treated at the scene and transported to Nebraska Medicine Nebraska Medical Center for code three traumatic injuries.
A second victim, identified as an 18-year-old female passenger, sustained back injuries in the crash. The woman was transported to Nebraska Medicine Nebraska Medical Center with code 2 traumatic injuries.
A third victim, identified as a 51-year-old male, sustained head and back injuries in the crash. He was transported to Nebraska Medicine Nebraska Medical Center for treatment of code 2 traumatic injuries.
At this time, the police in Omaha are investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and everyone who was affected by this accident. We hope those harmed are able to recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Omaha
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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