July 2, 2022

Two people were killed, 20 were injured and two were injured in a head-on collision between two cars

Two people were killed and at least 20 were injured when two cars collided Sunday night inside a crowd, according to authorities. Max Hubka with LPD crashed at 10:45 pm at the intersection of 52nd and O Streets, according to Lincoln Police. Officers were inside. Part of the special traffic enforcement part and responded to the scene “within seconds.” Hapka said two vehicles were involved in the crash. Both vehicles climbed into the sidewalk and collided with several pedestrians. “We do not believe or have any evidence that this was a deliberate act,” Lincoln Police said in a statement. The area was overcrowded, with people stacking three to four deep in some areas for a classic car show on Memorial Day. Over the weekend, “about 300-400 people on the sidewalk are watching the car show tonight,” said Brina Shields. He said he witnessed the crash and ran to help the victims. In a news release Monday morning, Bryan Health said Bryan Medical Center was caring for 10 people. Of these, two were hospitalized. Serious injury to one, serious injury to another. The other eight patients were treated and released. CHI Health said St. Elizabeth took care of 10 patients after the crash Monday morning. Of those, three were hospitalized. One has been discharged and two are in good health. Seven more patients were treated and released. Police said on Twitter that the two dead were “women” and told a news conference that they were in a vehicle. Their names have not been released. “We think we have a good idea of ​​what happened this time, and we’ll be in touch with all the authorities involved,” Hapka said. The investigation is ongoing and law enforcement is requesting any information from witnesses. 402-441-6000 or 402-475-3600, including video or photo source. O Street 48th to 56th Street reopened at 5 a.m. Monday to call crime prevention.

Lincoln police have confirmed that two people were killed and at least 20 were injured when two cars collided head-on on Sunday night.

Captain Max Hubka with LPD crashed at 10:45 pm at the intersection of 52nd and O Streets, according to Lincoln Police.

Officers were in the area for special traffic enforcement and responded to the scene “within seconds”.

Hapka said two vehicles were involved in the crash. Both vehicles climbed into the sidewalk and collided with several pedestrians.

“We do not believe or have any evidence that this was a deliberate act,” Lincoln Police said in a statement.

Police said the crowd was high in the area as people stacked at three to four depths in some areas during the Memorial Day weekend classic car show.

“There are about 300-400 people on the sidewalk watching the car show tonight,” Preena Shields said. He said he witnessed the accident and ran to help the victims.

In a news release Monday morning, Brian Health said Brian Medical Center was caring for 10 people. Of these, two were hospitalized. Serious injury to one, serious injury to another. Eight more patients were treated and released.

CHI Health said St. Elizabeth took care of 10 patients after the crash Monday morning. Of those, three were hospitalized. One has been discharged and two are in good health. Another 7 were treated and released.

Police said on Twitter that the two dead were “women” and told a news conference that they were in a vehicle. Their names have not been released.

“We think we have a good idea of ​​what happened at this point and all those involved are in touch with the authorities,” Hapka said.

The investigation is ongoing, and law enforcement is calling for witnesses to call witnesses 402-441-6000 or 402-475-3600 with any information, including video or photo evidence.

O Street 48th to 56th Streets reopened Monday at 5 p.m.

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