DIAMOND A. MARKS, JOSEPH R. COVRIG SERIOUSLY INJURED IN CAR CRASH AT 60TH AND STATE STREETS IN OMAHA
Sept. 5, 2019
Omaha, Nebraska (September 5, 2019) – Four people were injured, two of them seriously, in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in Omaha, according to a local news source.
The crash was reported around 12:58 p.m. September 4, in the area of 60th Street and State Street.
According to a preliminary investigation, Diamond A. Marks, 20, was driving a 2019 Dodge Ram pickup truck northbound on 60th Street at a high rate of speed. Joseph R. Covrig, 36, who had been stopped in his 2019 Chevy Malibu at the intersection pulled onto 60th Street, resulting in a collision.
The impact caused both vehicles to veer off the roadway.
Marks was taken to the hospital with serious abdominal injuries. Charges are pending against her.
Two adult passengers in the Dodge sustained non-life threatening injuries to their legs and head.
Covrig was taken to Bergan Mercy with serious abdominal injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
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