Omaha, NE (May 20, 2021) – Authorities in the Omaha area were called to the scene of a truck crash that resulted in injuries on Wednesday morning, May 19.
At least one person sustained serious injuries when a semi-truck jackknifed on the Interstate 680 southbound ramp near Maple Street around 7:00 a.m. Emergency crews rushed to the scene shut down the road for hours as they cleared the wreckage. Paramedics were also dispatched, though the total number of injured victims is unknown.
The crash remains under investigation and further details have not been released.
Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and everyone else who was affected by this accident.
Truck Accidents in Omaha
Each year, more than 13,500 people are injured in motor vehicle accidents throughout Nebraska. The vast majority of victims sustain minor injuries in these accidents. Regrettably, more than 1,200 of those harmed are hospitalized with severe injuries from their accidents. Victims who suffer catastrophic injuries require extensive medical treatment, hospitalization, and therapy. The chances of being severely injured are significantly increased when semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles are involved. 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. The fact that so many people are injured in preventable accidents is concerning. When people are harmed in collisions as a result of negligent drivers, it is crucial that they contact a truck accident attorney in Nebraska at their earliest convenience.
For nearly three decades, the Nebraska personal injury attorneys at Dyer Law PC have advocated on behalf of victims hurt in collisions. Our team is committed to helping victims by providing aggressive and competent legal representation to ensure they are able to get the justice and compensation they need to move on after collisions. Victims and their families deserve responsive and effective legal guidance after being harmed in preventable accidents and we at Dyer Law PC strive to ensure our clients receive only top-quality representation and services every step of the way. Our team at Dyer Law PC negotiates fair and timely settlements for our clients to ensure they are able to get the medical treatment necessary after being harmed by another driver. Contact our law firm in Lincoln at your earliest convenience for more information by calling (402) 393-7529. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team at Dyer Law to explore legal options available to you.
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