1 Critically Injured in Two-Car Crash near 72nd Street and Ames Avenue in Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska (September 1, 2019) – One person was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday night in Omaha, a local news source reported.

The crash was reported around 11:00 p.m. near the intersection of 72nd Street and Ames Avenue.

Police said a black car was attempting to make a left turn, but it failed to stop for an oncoming vehicle, resulting in a collision.

Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the driver of the black car to the hospital with critical injuries.

Officers believe the driver of the second car had been drinking.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service, we like to advise family the following:

1.       In most cases, it is very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including by not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before it disappears or is altered. 

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The crash closed part of 72nd Street.

The crash remains under investigation.

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